The Deputy Ashanti Regional Commander, DCOP Kwasi Akomeah Apraku has been removed from his position following the shooting incident at the Islamic Senior High School in the region on Monday, June 13, 2022.
The Ghana Police Service in a statement said t
DCOP Apraku has also been interdicted.
Two other senior officers have also been introduced.
“It was further established that even though nobody was hit by a bullet, the Police handling of the incident was poor and fell short of our standard operating procedure on crowd control.”
“As a result, the Deputy Regional Police Commander, DCOP/Mr Kwasi Akomeah Apraku, who was acting as the Regional Commander has been removed from his position and has been interdicted. Two other officers, ACP/Mr George Ankomah, the Regional Operations Officer, and ACP/Mr Alex Cudjoe Acquah, the Suame Divisional Police Commander, have also been interdicted to make way for a thorough investigation into the incident,” the statement from the police added.
Meanwhile, the Police Professional Standards Bureau (PPSB) has initiated a probe into the conduct of the officers who were responsible for the Police response.