The newly posted Municipal Police Commander to Wassa Amenfi , Supt. Bright Boafo has debunked claims that he is in bed with illegal miners operating in the area.
The allegations were leveled against him by the residents of Wasa Anwiam a community near the municipal capital, Wassa Akropong.
The youth accused the police during an interactions with the media on Saturday,6 January 2018 alleging that the police command is protecting the Chinese galamseyers in the area.
However, the Wasa Amenfi East municipal police Commander, supt. Bright Boafo rubbished the allegations during an exclusive interview with the inky fraternity.
He said the allegations made during the press conference by the youth of Wasa Anwiam community were baseless.
Commander Bright Boafo said the Police command under his watch is working tirelessly to flush out the activities of illegal miners in the area.
He admitted that activities of the illegal miners are still ongoing but with the help of the operation Vanguard force the menace would be brought under control.
He chronicled to the press how 21 illegal miners were arrested in and around Wassa Akropong in the Western region recently under his watch.
He added that 10 of the illegal miners have been apprehended in another operation are been processed for court soon.