Stop the practice of parading suspects before the media

By Gifty Amofa, GNA

Kumasi, Jan 12, GNA –
A Senior State Attorney, Mrs. Marie-Louise Simmons, has called for the police
to stop the practice of parading suspected criminals before the media cameras.

The practice, she
noted, was not helpful, as people looking to settle personal scores could take
advantage of.

She added that some
members of the public would sometimes want to confirm crimes leveled against
certain arrested suspects based purely on rumors they might have heard

She was speaking at a
day’s workshop held for senior officers of the Police Criminal Investigations
Department (CID) in the Ashanti Region.

The goal was to build
their capacity to efficiently investigate reported crimes to build strong case
and secure court convictions.

Topics discussed
included “who a criminal investigator is”, “crime scene investigations” “role
of crime scene investigator” and “identification of

Read more at: http://www.ghananewsagency.org/social/stop-the-practice-of-parading-suspects-before-the-media-127359

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