General News of Monday, 6 February 2017
Some of the dismissed 206 police recruits who were undergoing training at the Pwalugu Police Training School in the Upper East Region will face criminal prosecution for forging documents used in their application, Superintendent Cephas Arthur, Director of Public Affairs of the Ghana Police Service, has revealed.
The police administration on Friday, 3 February sacked the recruits for failing to meet the required academic qualification.
A letter to that effect signed by Mrs Beatrice Vib-Sanziri, Commissioner of Police, Director-General/Human Resource Department, to the Officer Commanding PPSTS, Pwalugu, said: “I am directed by the Inspector General of Police to inform you to withdraw from training all recruits who do not meet the required academic qualification as follows: Only BECE Certificates (44), BECE and NVTI (22),NVTI 22, BECE and NABPTEX (7), NABPTEX 2, WASSCE 15, City and Guilds 1 and No Certificate 1.”
Speaking in relation to this matter in an interview with Chief Jerry Forson, host of Ghana Yensom, on Accra100.5FM on Monday, 6 February, Supt. Arthur said: “They are definitely going home; not just that, the law will deal with them as well.”
“The administration has decided to enforce the law against them especially those who forged documents to deceive a public officer. They will face the law.”