The Northern Regional Police command has mentioned it could arrest all individuals concerned within the destruction of Lamashegu Police Station and workplaces of the Northern Electrical energy Distribution Firm (NEDCo).
Commissioner of Police (COP) Timothy Yoosa Bonga, the Regional Police Commander, who issued the warning, when he known as on some chiefs of the Tamale metropolis over the assault, on Sunday, vowed that the police would do all the things attainable to arrest the perpetrators of the crime.
It’s recalled that final Saturday, irate youth within the Tamale Metropolis of the area attacked and broken the Lamashegu police station, chased out the police personnel, smashed door and glasses of the workplaces and injured the Lamahegu Divisional Commander, Chief Superintendent Afari Yeboah.
The motion, in accordance with the youth was in opposition to brutalities some police personnel meted out to residents of the metropolis for allegedly stealing electrical energy energy.
Nonetheless, COP Bonga, on the assembly with the chiefs, mentioned “Each single one who is concerned within the destruction of the workplaces can be arrested and prosecuted”.
He mentioned that some criminals within the space needed to take benefits of the latest incident and cow the police with the intention to have a subject day.
COP Bonga reminded the general public that the police have the mandate to guard lives and property in addition to keep regulation and order.
The Regional Police Commander as soon as once more apologised concerning the case by which 4 police personnel allegedly brutalized some residents of the metropolis, suspected to have engaged in unlawful connection of electrical energy of their houses.
He gave the peace of mind that these police personnel had been underneath investigation and can be punished if discovered culpable.
COP Bonga reaffirmed that the police hierarchy would take cost of the medical bills of the victims, and recommended the chiefs for supporting the police within the space.
He warned hassle rousers within the space to desist from illegal acts, including that the police wouldn’t spare individuals who would try to take the regulation into their arms.
The Regional Minister Alhaji Shani Alhassan Shaibu condemned the motion of the youth, and mentioned his out was working with the police to make sure the police who allegedly brutalized the residents had been made to face the regulation.
He suggested the youth of the world to permit the regulation to take it course.
FROM YAKUBU ABDUL-MAJEED, TAMALE