The Ghana Police Service has denied allegations by the Minority that it engages the services of land guards to protect it’s lands.
The Minority had alleged that the Police is engaging the services of land guards to prevent lands belonging to the Service from being encroached.
A statement issued by the Police described the allegations as “false, baseless and unfounded, and should be treated with the contempt it deserves.”
Minority members of the Lands and Forestry Committee of Parliament accused the government, the Ghana Police Service, and the Ghana Armed Forces of engaging the services of land guards to retrieve and protect government lands.
But the Police Service statement denied the issued stressing it has rather “intensified its anti-land guard operations in communities affected by the activities of these land guards and this renewed effort will not stop until perpetrators of such illegal activities are brought to justice.”
Below is the Police statement.