Recruitment Scam Police Presents Report Today

The Special Investigative Taskforce that probed the police recruitment scam is expected to present its report today.

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  play Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Alhassan
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The Special Investigative Taskforce that probed the police recruitment scam is expected to present its report to the Ghana Police Council today.

The Police Council set up the investigative taskforce following the interdiction of the Police Human Resource Head COP Patrick Timbillah over the fraudulent police enlistment.

Hundreds of young men and women turned up at five police training depots for enlistment into the Ghana Police Service were disappointed only to found that that it was a fraud.

They found that their recruitment letters were fake and that the purported enlistment was a scam.

A 36-year-old shea-butter seller named Aisha Asumda has been identified by the Police as the main suspect behind the recruitment scam.

Fourteen people were later apprehended by the police over the fraudulent activity. A greater amount of money has been collected from the people if you are SSS graduate you pay 5,000 and university graduates pay 7,000.

Alifa Adams, alias Abass, a 27-year-old unemployed man; Amos Brown, 40, a radio presenter; General Corporal Gideon Sarpong of the Visibility Unit of the Ghana Police Service, Takoradi; and Constable Ruth Agyiri, 27, of the Central Police Station, Koforidua were also arrested.

The rest are Pastor Paul Danso from Tarkwa and Richard Harrison, 30.

The Ghana Police Service is ready to present the outcome of the investigations.

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