Following the death of a security guard, the Ghana Police Service has increased security in Wa and its environs.
Wa residents protested the incident on Friday, alleging that ten security guards have been killed in the area since February 2022.
Residents of Wa say there was no trace of the security guard’s body in the latest incident, but they did find traces of blood near the Wa Technical University.
Residents then gathered to protest at Wa Secondary Technical.
Meanwhile, Wa police say they are investigating the incident and have called for calm.
“In this regard, special purpose investigation and intelligence teams, as well as additional police visibility and crime combat teams, have been deployed to Wa under the leadership of the Director-General of Operations,” according to a statement from the Ghana Police Service.
POLICE BEEF UP SECURITY IN WA AND ITS ENVIRONS IN RESPONSE TO CONCERNS BY RESIDENTS pic.twitter.com/I52TqjLKjj
— Ghana Police Service (@GhPoliceService) September 17, 2022
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