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Minority Leader charges the President to deal with security issues as robbers battle police in daylight at Jamestown

The Minority Leader in Parliament, Haruna Iddrisu, has charged President Akufo-Addo to deal with the seeming breakdown of law and order in the country following the killing of a policeman and one other in a daylight robbery attack at Jamestown in Accra.

He was speaking to some media persons at the launch of a book by former first deputy speaker Ken Dzirasah titled “My Defining Moments” from a village to parliament.

His comments come after a Police officer was shot dead by suspected armed robbers in a daylight attack on a bullion van at Adedenpo near James Town in Accra on Monday.

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Information on the attack is sketchy but reports say the officer who was with the National SWAT team of the Police was escorting the money in the vehicle and was seated in the front seat.

The incident follows several robberies on the GIMPA road leading to the arrest of five suspects by the Police. Last week armed robbers brazenly attacked a Forex Bureau directly opposite the Police Headquarters in Accra.

There have also been several reports of highway robberies in the Eastern region leading to the death of a market woman.

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Speaking to the media, Hon. Iddrisu said the president must show leadership as crime seems to be on the rise in the country.

“The primary responsibility of the president is the safety and security of the citizens, if what we are reading is anything to go by then we all must collectively express our disappointment at the president and his handling of matters of security.

“There is a gradual breakdown of law and order and I plead that we do not get to a place of lawlessness in our country where the watchman himself is not safe and secured.”

Source: Ghananewspress.com

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