“Provide Fortified armoured bullion vans or we’ll stop escorting your cash” IGP warn banks
The inspector General of Police James Oppong-Boanuh, has asked banks to provide fortified armoured vehicles for carting money or risk loosing police escorts.
It is no secret the type of cars used by banks to Convey cash is not good enough in terms of security, this has led to many Robbery attacks and death of several policemen on duty.
Another tragic one happened yesterday 14th June resulting in the death of yet again a policeman on duty escorting a Bullion van with reports indicating an eyewitness was also shot to death.
The Ghana Police service in a press release said they have instructed the Director General of the Criminal Investigation Department to take over investigations into the Attack.
The IGP in his statement ordered all Bankers to provide a wellness protected vans for their pay collection errands by end of June, failure to do so will mean no policeman will be assigned on duty to escort them.
“The IGP is also reminding the association of bankers to provide fortified armored vehicles for carting currencies by close of June 2021 as earlier agreed between them and the service, lest the police withdraws it’s officers for escort duty” part of the statement reads