- Police breaks into MPs home, GH¢4,000 goes missing
- MP reports of missing GH¢4,000 after police break into his home
- The money could not be found after the search
- Officer from the Ghana Police Stole money
Somewhere in Ghana, the Tarkwa Divisional Police Command has been accused of unlawful breaking-in and entry by the Member of Parliament for Tarkwa Nsuaem, George Mireku Duker.
In a report by the Chronicle Newspaper sighted by GhanaWeb, the MP alleges that officers from the command on Thursday forcibly broke into his home without an enquiry warrant and ransacked his front room in search of a suspect the police believed was hiding within the house.
After the search was over, however, an amount of GH¢4,000 was reported missing.
The MP is reported to possess further alleged that his 90-year-old grandfather who was within the house at the time was also manhandled by the police.
But reacting to the MPs allegations, the Regional Police Command is claimed to possess denied breaking into Mr Mireku Duker’s home.
According to the Police, a complainant lodged a case of assault against a suspect and therefore the police was led to an area he claimed the suspect was hiding.
According to Madam Adiku, the Police upon reaching the house knocked until the suspect named Dennis eventually came out of the house and was arrested.
The team of officers led by the Regional Commander on their way coming back from the MPs home arrested another suspect, Kingsley Cobbinah.
A search conducted on suspect Kingsley Cobbinah revealed live cartridges in his pocket.
The Municipal Chief Executive for the world , Mr Benjamin Kesse is additionally said to possess confirmed that the Police indeed broke into Mr Duker’s range in a phone interview.
The MCE who reportedly expressed shock over the conduct of the Divisional Police Commander said he couldn’t understand why a Divisional Police Commander would lead an operation to arrest a suspect of an assault crime.
According to the MCE, he tried confronting the Divisional Police Commander on the difficulty and therefore the Commander expressed no regret over the act.
In the MCEs report, the Commander told him he could even attend Parliament and arrest the legislator if necessary.
Mr Kesse expressed surprise at the conduct of the Commander whiles emphasising that the cops cannot force their way into the house of a personal citizen, including a Member of Parliament without a court warrant.
The suspect who was picked up at the MPs house is said to possess assaulted during a ll|one amongst|one in every of”> one among the relations engaged in a chieftaincy dispute within the Tarkwa Nsueam area.