The Upper West Regional Police Command headed by ACP Prince Gabriel Waabu has released a statement cautioning residents on some new directives concerning motorbikes and how people move about with them.
in the Statement released on 27th March 2022, the Public Relations Officer, Chief Inspector Gideon Ohene Boateng hinted on plans to seize motorbikes wrapped to conceal most of their parts from identification.
CAUTION TO MOTOR RIDERS
As part of the Upper West Regional Police Commands intelligence, efforts
to arrest miscreants involved in motorbikes pilfering in the Wa
Municipality and its environs led to the following:
Firstly, The Command therefore issues a caution to owners and riders of
motorbikes who cover every part of their motorbikes with different
materials hiding its identity in the process.
Secondly, The Command within its proactive measures has recognized that, miscreant who engaged in the above menace carry out the covering
of stolen motorbikes to prevent real owners from recognizing samne.
Thirdly, The endeavor to minimize the pilfering of motorbikes in the Upper
West Region, especially the Wa Municipality should be a collective
agenda, hence relevant stakeholders should assist the Police with vital information to have miscreants arrested.
Furthermore, The Regional Police Command therefore entreats that, anyone found with a rapped motorbike will be arrested, investigated and if
found guilty will be prosecuted at a Court of competent jurisdiction.
To add to that, The Command, headed by ACP/Mr. Prince Gabriel Waabu will not relent in the effort to create the environment for peaceful