Prison Officers Sacked, Others Interdicted For Selling Wee To Prisoners
Various prison officers who have been observed to be individuals from wee smuggling syndicate into different detainment facilities across the nation have been sacked by the Ghana Prison Service, MyNewsGh.com can report.
Other people who are additionally under examinations for comparable offenses are on prohibitions pending the result of a board that is investigating the seriousness of their unprofessional conduct that is making the nation’s detainment facilities, wee trading centers.
DSP Richard Bukari, Public Relations Officer of the Kumasi Central Prisons who declined further detail on the correct number of jailers endorsed for taking part in the exchange of the illegal medication, said the officers have themselves to fault for bargaining their demonstrable skill and trustworthiness for GH¢20 or less.
“We have arrested some officers who made an attempt to smuggle wee into the yard. Some succeeded but we conducted an investigation and established the officers behind the acts. We have sacked all of them. Those who have not been sacked are on interdiction and investigations are ongoing”, he uncovered.
He conceded there are terrible nuts inside the administration who are suffocating the picture of the service however rushed to include that those ones are in the minority.
“Out of 100 prison officers about 2 of them may be engaging in such acts. Those officers engaged in such practices I wonder if they have senses because how much can a prisoner give you that he will convince you to want to smuggle wee into the yard that when you are arrested you lose your job? So is the GH¢20 can buy you only a meal is worth more than your salary you will receive till retirement? He inquired.
He portrayed the individuals who have succumbed to rejection since they were observed to exchange wee as silly and senseless officers cautioning that the individuals who keep on taking part in such acts have themselves to fault.
“In the event that you are an officer and you are caught in such an illegal exchange, at that point you have yourself to fault and nobody”, he focused on including that no jail officer will conceal such a character.