The Eastern Regional Police Command has said it is liaising with the local police in Asiakwa to provide security for teachers of the Salvation Army Basic School following the murder of a teacher there by some teenagers.
Five of the six teenagers involved in the attack have been arrested and are currently in police custody.
The incident has brought fear and panic among teachers of the school who are demanding a mass transfer.
However, in an interview with Citi News, the Public Relations Officer for the Eastern Regional Police Command, DSP Ebenezer Tetteh said they are strategizing on measures to protect the staff.
“The local police has to sit down with them and strategize to know what form of protection they may need and if it is within the immediate needs of the local police then we will give them the protection. Protection is very necessary so that the teachers can teach in an atmosphere of tranquillity,” he said.
A teacher at the Salvation Army Basic School at Asiakwa was attacked and killed by Four teenagers at Asiakwa in the Eastern Region on May 3.
George Somuah Bosompem died at the St. Joseph’s Hospital at Koforidua where he was rushed to after the attack.
He was initially admitted at the Kibi Hospital but later transferred to the St. Joseph’s Hospital.
He is survived by a wife and three children.
Five of the teenagers suspected to be attackers of George Somuah Bosompem are in police custody.
According to the Regional Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ebenezer Tetteh, initial investigations by the police showed that late George Somuah Bosompem incurred the wrath of the six teenagers after he threatened to report them to the Police for stealing his farm produce, among other things.