40 Have Been Arrested - Operation Wear You Mask


About fourth (40) peoples have been arrested for not wearing their nose mask in the Greater Accra region by the newly created division in the Ghana Police Service.

The President on delivering his 11 and 12 nation address concerning Covid-19, said the wearing of nose mask is now mandatory and he has sanction it with the executive instrument.

The President said it the his address that, it has now become necessary he make the wearing of nose mask compulsory to stop further spreading of the virus.

The greater Accra regional police command has since make 40 arrest. They are to be arrange before Court for prosecution.

The Greater Accra Regional PRO ASP Afia Tenge confirms the arrestment on Adom fm evening New segment. She said culprit can face a fine up to Ghs 12,000.

When asked about how the police is going about the operation, since the police wouldn't know the status of the person they are arresting and she said after arrest, they will grant them bill and present them before Court so that they don't affect people in cells if they have the virus.

The PRO said, people should comply with the new law, for if you are caught! you will be prosecuted.

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