IGP Dr. George Akuffo Dampare

The Inspector-General of Police, Dr. George Akuffo-Dampare is on his way to the Upper West Regional capital, Wa following concerns raised by residents over disappearances and killings in the area.

The IGP is expected to be in Wa by Monday midday.

His visit comes a day after the special purpose police intelligence and investigation teams working with members of the Bamahu community in Wa in the Upper West Region discovered a body in a shallow grave in the area.

The body found on Sunday, September 18, 2022, was later identified by family members of the deceased as Seidu Baga who was reported missing on 16th September 2022.

Police are providing clinical psychologists to offer psycho-social support to the family.

A statement issued by the Police said “We wish to assure residents of the Wa Municipality and its environs that the special intelligence and investigation teams will continue to work around the clock with assistance from the affected communities to bring the perpetrators to face justice.

“Operations and combat teams have also saturated the area to ensure safety and security at all.”

Source: Ghana/Starrfm.com.gh