105 persons have been rounded up by the Tema Regional Police Command for not wearing facemasks.
The operation, which was carried out around Tema Community One, was a move by the police to enforce the directives on the observation of the Covid-19 protocols.
The suspects were made up of 9 women and 96 men within the age brackets of 17 to 64 years. Out of the total number, 22 of them had no masks at all while 83 had the masks in their possession but refused to wear them. Some suspects called friends and relatives to bring them masks while under police custody.
All the suspects are currently being meticulously screened at the Command after which further action will be taken.
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The Regional Police Commander in a statement urged the general public to adhere strictly to the Government’s directives in order to curtail the deadly virus.
Source: Philip Azu