Monday, 29 November

UE/R: MUSEC bans wearing of smocks in Bawku to fight crime

Criminals are known to be hiding weapons in their smocks

The Upper East Regional Coordinating Council has directed the Bawku Municipal Security Council (MUSEC) to ban the wearing of smock in the area as part of measures to curb crimes.

The ban on the wearing of smock was taken following during an emergency meeting.

A letter dated 23 November 2021 and signed by Regional Minister, Samuel Yakubu and copied to the Chairman of MUSEC, Bawku Municipal Assembly, said this was necessitated by the fact that criminals or unscrupulous elements hide arms and ammunition in smocks and subsequently attack opponents or innocent civilians with those arms.

Source: Mensah