Report currently gathered by our outfit indicates that some 97 persons have been arrested by the Accra Regional Police Command on Tuesday January 19, 2021 for failure to wear their face masks.
According to the report, the arrested people consisted of 60 males and 37 females whom the Accra Regional Police Command said had failed to wear their respective masks whiles going about their business in Accra.
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Mrs Effia Tenge, who also doubles as the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Accra Regional Police Command, stated that the suspects were actually arrested in a special operation aimed at enforcing the wearing of face masks as directed by His Excellency, President Nana Akufo-Addo.
She also added that the operation which took place at the above mentioned day lasted for abour 4 hours and was dubbed; “Operation Wear Your Mask”.
She also stated that the operation took place in the areas of CMS, Tudu, Farisco, the Railways areas and its environs. She also added that those arrested would be processed for court.