Police officer tests positive for COVID-19 after arresting suspect in Adenta

A police officer at Adenta in Accra has tested positive for COVID-19 after arresting and detaining a suspect who defied the lockdown directive.


Reports within the security agencies indicated that the suspect, who was apparently positive of the virus, was detained for a longer period at the Adenta police cells after court hearing because the Prison service was not accepting new inmates as a result of the pandemic.

A source at the Adenta district police command, Starrfm.com.gh reported, stated that the officer has been asked to self-quarantine after he tested positive.


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