Staff from the Dansoman Divisional Police Command have impounded more than 100 business autos that have been caught breaching social distancing protocols.
Talking to Joy News’ Kwesi Parker-Wilson, Divisional Law enforcement Commander, ACP Isaac Asante, stated the go is a punitive evaluate and it is uncertain when the autos will be launched to the house owners.
Some motorists have been noticed carrying additional than one passenger
which they say is opposite to the directives meted out.
“We are not going to choose severe actions but we just want them to know that guidelines will have to perform in the state. From right here I will make a selection as to whether or not to release the cars and trucks to them or not,” he spelled out.
He mentioned that the motorists experienced to be warned in opposition to crowding
at the law enforcement station when their automobiles had been seized to ensure the observe of
They lamented that commuters tried to violate the
restrictions beneath the pretext of going to the financial institution or to purchase medicine.
According to them, this produced their work challenging and they experienced to drive these passengers to alight and walk to their places.
ACP Asante pleaded with driver unions to guarantee their associates comply with the lockdown measures.
“The GPRTU must do us excellent by inquiring their drivers to run a change. The motorists and Ghanaians are not respecting the regulation,” he stated.
They have, in the meantime, threatened to resort to the use of negligible power to compel motorists and commuters observe the partial lockdown in the coming days.
Nonetheless, some of the influenced motorists accused the law enforcement of bias
and unprofessional conduct.