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The Inspector-General of Police, James Oppong-Boanuh, has directed the Central Regional Police Command to investigate one of its officers in the Gomoa West District after claims he exhumed and bolted with over 10 dead bodies.
The bodies were said to have been taken from the Gomoa Fawomaye cemetery.
The officer, Superintendent Robert Kobil, is based at Gomoa Kyiren, according to a statement from the police.
The IGP’s directive comes after chiefs of the area made the allegations against the officer at a press conference.
In a statement, the service called on the residents to cooperate with the investigative team.
“The Police Administration, therefore, calls on the general public, especially the Chiefs and residents of Gomoa Fawomayc to remain calm,” the statement said
“He [the IGP] further appeals to Nananom of Gomoa Fawomaye to cooperate with the Central Regional Police Commander, DCOP Mrs. Habiba Twumasi-Sarpong in the investigation of the matter,” the statement added.