Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP),Franklin Kramoh, the Sunyani Municipal Police Commander,has said the newly constructed police station at the capital of the Sunyani West District in the Brong Ahafo region is ready to be Commissioned soon.
DSP Franklin Kramoh, comment comes when myarkfmonline.com reported that the abandoned facility at Odumase has now become the home of ‘wee’ smokers who have been tormenting residents in the area.
DSP Kramoh in an interview with journalists in Sunyani said, resources such as personnel, vehicles, books for records keeping and other relevant stuff needed for the inauguration to start effective operations were ready, adding that the Regional Police Command is only waiting for final response and date from the Police Administration in Accra.
He said Police personnel always patrolled the area to ward off individuals and groups engaged in such criminal activities.
DSP Kramoh said inspection of the place has been done by his outfit in collaboration with the Regional Command and “everything is set” for the inauguration.
Wee smokers have taken over the newly constructed police station at the capital of the Sunyani West District.
The abandoned facility at Odumase has now become the home of these miscreants who have been tormenting residents in the area.
The GH₵ 395,863.65 two-storey project, which was executed by Oasis construction firm, contains 10 offices, conference room, toilet facilities as well as male, female and juvenile cells has remained at a standstill since 2014.
According to residents who live around the abandoned station, some criminals have also taken advantage of the situation and were using the place as their hide-out.
building has also become a breeding ground for reptiles.
“Some people have also turned the place into a place of convenience where they attend to nature’s call, some of the residents told Ark FM’s reporter,Nana Appiah Kubi.
They said the non-existence of a functional police station at the area has made the town a “safe haven and a breeding ground for criminals”
The aggrieved residents however called on the District Chief Executive, traditional leaders and other stakeholders in the area to come to their aid and ensure that police station is put to use.