The Ghana Police Service has assured the public of a special anti-robbery task forces deployed to various locations identified as crime prone. These the service says are among other policing interventions being implemented.
This statement from the Ghana Police service is in response to a press release by the Ghana Bar Association on the back of the murdered lawyer in Jirapa, Lawyer Richard Badombie. Sources say the lawyer was with some relatives in a vehicle travelling when they were stopped by three men who immediately shot him.
“The Ghana Police Service takes note of the statement issued by the Ghana Bar Association, GBA, with reference to the murder of a member of the GBA, Lawyer Richard Badombie on the Bole-Bamboi Highway and will like to state the following. We wish to assure the public there is no surge in crime”.
This according to the service is because all efforts are underway to keep the peace and security of the country intact. “We fight crime every day and treat every crime with the same urgency and same professional attitude, and we regret the loss of every life.”
Presenting an update in connection to the murder of the lawyer, the Ghana Police Service says it has already arrested three persons who are aiding investigations. One of the suspects whose name has been withheld is a foreigner and a casual worker at the Bole Cocoa Research Centre.
The Ghana Police Service has however advised the public, including all special-interest groups to be circumspect in their commentary on the matter and rather support the Police to find a quick resolution to the case.