‘Police ready to curb violence’

Police in riot controlling stimulation exercise Anita Nayrko-YienkyiThe Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr John Kudalor, has reiterated the readiness of the Police to curb any violence during the December 7 elections.

He said the Service had enough personnel and logistics to confront any security situation.

Mr Kudalor gave the assurance during a visit to the Greater Accra Regional Police Command , the Greater Accra Regional minister,  Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo and the Ga Traditional Council.

At the police command, he interacted with the personnel and assessed their readiness to work efficiently during the elections.

Mr Kudalor said enough police personnel would be deployed to flash points to ensure law and order during the polls, stressing that they would ensure that voters cast their ballot peacefully.

He said the police would rely on other sister security agencies to carry out they work.

Mr Kudalor appealed to the public to support the police during the elections, saying “policing is a shared responsibly and all must corporate with the police to ensure that there is peace and stability in the country.”

He warned that the police would crack down on trouble makers.

The IGP observed a riot control stimulation exercise conducted by personnel of the Accra Regional Police Command.

Mr Afotey Agbo urged the police to be neutral and carry out their work professionally to ensure peaceful elections.

The IGP was accompanied by the Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department, Commissioner of Police (COP) Prosper Agblor, COP Ransford Ninson, Director-General of Administration, and Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Timothy Yoosa Bonga, the Accra Regional Police Commander.

By Anita Nyarko-Yirenkyi

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