Central Regional Police assures public of safe Easter festivities
The Central Regional Police Command has assured residents in the region that it has put in place measures to ensure their safety before, during and after the Easter festivities.
A press statement signed by Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Irene Oppong, the Director, Regional Public Affairs Unit of the Police Service and copied to the Ghana News Agency, advised the public to be vigilant and cooperate with the police to ensure an incident-free Easter.
“The Regional Police Command is assuring all that it will continue to work tirelessly in fulfilment of its statutory function of protecting lives and property, preventing and detecting crimes as well as apprehending and prosecuting offenders to create a conducive atmosphere from all persons in the region to celebrate the Easter”, the statement said.
It urged the public to adhere to police precautions while issuing a warning to criminals who were bent on terrorising innocent citizens and robbing them of their valuables during the festivities to disengage from such nefarious activities.
“As the festivities come with increase in commercial, economic and social activities, criminals will like to take undue advantage of the situation to commit crimes. The police service is warning criminals that it has put in place adequate security and proactive measures to deal with all forms of crimes and lawlessness.”
The statement also cautioned merrymakers and celebrants to be disciplined during the festive period because the police would not spare any trouble maker.
It urged the public, especially merrymakers to volunteer information on the activities of criminals to the Police to help flush them out of the system.