Police for Ghana buy banking companies throughout de region to protected armoured bullion vans for dema bulk money transportation by stop of June.
Inspector Normal of Police, James Oppong-Boanuh say dem go withdraw Law enforcement escort from banks wey go fail to protected right armoured bullion vans for bulk dollars transportation.
“IGP dey remind de Association of Bankers say dem for give fortified armoured motor vehicles for transporting dema currencies by near of June 2021 as before agreed in between dem and Police Provider, else Law enforcement go withdraw dema officers for escort responsibilities” he make dis identified inside of assertion.
Dis directive dey arrive on de again of daylight theft on Monday in which armed robbers on top okada, open fireplace on bullion van, destroy law enforcement officer who dey guard de van.
Another woman bystander who dey her shop also chop stray bullet and die, de driver of de bullion van experience accidents but he dey receive treatment for clinic.
De robbers in accordance to eyewitnesses cross de bullion van for Adedenkpo inside James City, begin dey shoot by coronary heart den shoot de officer in de head.
Dollars in transit buy to banking institutions
In December previous yr, Lender of Ghana just after a conference in addition Income Functions Professionals immediate all Deposit-Getting Establishments (DTIs) say dem for receive amour-plated bullion vans for dema income operations.
Dis be sake of incidents of robbery attacks of bullion vans in transit.
Dem buy dem to face out all de slim-skinned vans dem change with suitable ballistic resistance bullion vans.
6 months down de lane dem no truly improve de vans, new attacks on bullion vans end result in deaths of unsuspecting victims.
Bullion van robbery assaults
In January dis yr, armed robbers attack bullion van for Fomena, Ashanti Region in which dem steal Ghc500,000.
Dem kill Police in de approach of de attack, law enforcement arrest 5 suspects in relation to dis robbery incident.
Another assault on ambulance materialize for Koforidua in March dis calendar year exactly where robbers kill Ambulance driver, Abraham Tetteh throughout de theft sake of dem mistake de ambulance for bullion van.
Also, a further incident for Accra Spintex highway close to March when armed robbers attack bullion van in one particular of de suburbs for Spintex, dem assault dis driver.
On May perhaps 2020 4 armed robbers attack bullion van for Techiman, dem steal around Ghc 600,000.
A lot of other very similar incidents of robberies make rampant for Ghana sake of de weak character of bullion vans wey banks dey use.
Phone calls for IGP to resign sake of elevated robbery assaults
Phone calls commence dey intensify from some Ghanaians and security analysts for de IGP James Oppong-Boanuh to resign sake of de level of insecurity below en leadership.
In de past two months on your own, three daylight robberies such as 1 meters away from de police headquarters.
De robbers who dey run in daylight usually dey use okada bikes and guns to rob den escape.
Some roadways in parts of de city like Achimota forest also flip car or truck snatching zones exactly where armed robbers dey assault and snatch cars at evening.
Police officials for Ghana say dem dey beef up protection things to do to maximize protection in Ghana sake of de increasing criminal offense rate which dey take place.