Crime Prevention Beware of male friends, Ghana police tells ladies ahead of festive season

The police has urged the public to step up personal security consciousness in the country.

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The Ghana Police Service has issued a number of security and safety tips to alert the public on current crime trends ahead of the festive season.

A statement signed by the Assistant Commissioner of Police, David Eklu, who is also Director-General/Public Affairs, said the public must step up personal security consciousness in the country.

Below are the tips:

Home Security

Bushes and weedy areas around surroundings/houses must be cleared as criminals can use as a cover to strike. Surroundings should be illuminated.

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Road Safety

Motorists should desist from drink driving, speeding, talking on phone, to avert possible road accidents which may lead to loss of lives.

Ladies, especially students

  • Ladies should be aware of the new date rape drug used by rapists to drug their targets at parties, etc.

READ ALSO: Central Regional Police wage war against criminals; 7 arrested

The following personal security measures are recommended:

  • Buy your own drinks and serve yourself if possible
  • Do not leave your drinks on the table in case of attending to nature's call
  • Be careful of your male friends especially at social gatherings.
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