Nathaniel Nartey, Author at Comet News

Author: Nathaniel Nartey

Police to deploy body cams in May

As part of efforts to enhance police transparency and accountability, the Police Administration will deploy its first body cameras in May this year. Police body cameras are small-lensed devices, often worn on an officer’s chest to capture images. It has a microphone to record sounds and internal storage for data or footage for later review and analysis. The Director-General in charge of Services, Deputy Communication of Police (DCOP), Mr Alex Amponsah-Asiamah, told the Daily Graphic in an interview in Accra that the Police Administration would take delivery of the first batch of 300 pieces of the body cameras by...

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3 police officers interdicted over assault on Ghanaian Times journalists

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) has ordered the interdiction of three police officers over their role in the assault of three reporters of the state-owned media company, Ghanaian Times. The three officers are Inspector Issac Opare of the Ministries Division/Accra; Sgt. Ebenezer Akrofi of the Accra Regional Police Headquarters and L/Cpl. Evans Kofi Ntim of the Police Visibility/Accra. The Journalists were travelling in their official vehicle when their car was struck and damaged by a police officer using an unregistered motorcycle. They were then assaulted when they tried to film the officer who had hit them with the...

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Missing girls not forgotten; police working to find them – Dery

The Minister of Interior, Ambrose Dery, has assured the families of the kidnapped Takoradi girls that the police are working assiduously to rescue them. He said the matter is still of critical importance to the security agencies who are doing their best to ensure that the girls are found and reunited with their families. Speaking to the media on the sidelines of the annual review of the Ministry’s 2018 activities, the Minister said the complex nature of laws governing citizens’ privacy is hindering police investigations. The families of the three kidnapped girls in Takoradi in the Western Region say...

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2nd Atomexpo Awards to be Held at ATOMEXPO 2019

The Second Atomexpo Awards ceremony will take place during the 11th International Forum ATOMEXPO 2019 in Russia’s southern city of Sochi on April 15–16. Atomexpo Awards is an international professional accolade celebrating outstanding achievements in the nuclear industry and the use of nuclear energy for the benefit of humankind. Awards will be presented in five categories: – Nuclear Technologies for a Better Life. Awarded to the best projects in non-energy application of nuclear technologies: nuclear medicine, security technologies, non-destructive testing, processing technologies, etc. – Innovations for the Future. Awarded to the most innovative technological projects in construction, operation and...

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Emile Short C’ssion to visit Ayawaso West Wuogon violence scene

The Committee probing the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election violence is set to visit the violence scene on Friday, March 1, 2019. A statement from the Commission said the visit is to “to apprise and furnish the Commission with corroborative evidence or otherwise relative to the testimonies given before it.” “The proceedings will be held on Friday 1st March 2019, at 10.00am at the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency, La Bawaleshie Presby Basic 1 Cluster of Schools (East Legon),” the statement added. A team of investigators assigned to the Commission last week visited the crime scene in the Ayawaso West Wuogon...

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