Chief of Kwahu Bepong Lauds Police Professionalism Amid Tumultuous Incident
In the wake of a tumultuous incident at the palace of Kwahu Bepong in the Eastern Region, Chief Nana Nyarko Bawuah II extends commendation to the Ghana Police Service for their exemplary professionalism in handling the volatile situation.
Expressing gratitude for the swift and resolute intervention of the police, Chief Nana Nyarko Bawuah II underscores their pivotal role in preventing a potentially dangerous scenario from spiraling out of control. “The youth stormed this palace determined to lynch the suspect here,” the chief recalls, emphasizing the police’s crucial role in averting further escalation of violence.
Amidst a barrage of projectiles hurled by the angry mob, the police maintained a composed and disciplined demeanor, effectively shielding the suspect from harm and safely evacuating him from the premises. Chief Nana Nyarko Bawuah II lauds their professionalism, noting their well-trained response to the crisis.
During a visit by Eastern Regional Minister Seth Kwame Acheampong to the troubled area, Chief Nana Nyarko Bawuah II’s remarks underscored the gravity of the situation and the imperative of the police’s intervention in preserving peace and order.
Meanwhile, the aftermath of the incident has seen over 40 individuals apprehended and undergoing prosecution by the police. The violence erupted in the aftermath of the alleged rape and murder of a 45-year-old woman, Akua Kyerewaa, reportedly by a 23-year-old ex-convict, Kwasi Tenkorang.
As the community grapples with the aftermath of the tragic events, Chief Nana Nyarko Bawuah II’s acknowledgment of the police’s professionalism serves as a beacon of hope amidst adversity, reaffirming the importance of effective law enforcement in safeguarding public safety and restoring tranquility to troubled areas.