Heaven is the only place that does not have crime — IGP replies critics

Inspector General of Police (IGP), James Oppong-Boanuh has replied Ghanaians who are calling for his resignation due to the rate of insecurity in the country.

Ghanaians for the past few days have called for the resignation of Mr. James Oppong-Boanuh as the Inspector General of the Ghana Police Service after a policeman was shot de@th during a robbery attack at James Town in Accra.

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But according to IGP, Ghanaians should be modest in their expectations from the police.

Speaking during his visit to the bereaved family of the murdered police officer Constable Emmanuel Osei on Tuesday, he said well-developed countries including the United States of America, United Kingdom who have more or less of everything are battling with crime cases.

“We are doing what we can to protect the people of Ghana. There is no society in the world where there is no crime. Even in the USA, UK and Sweden, where they, more or less have everything, they still have crime. The only place that doesn’t have crime is heaven and we are not in heaven,” he said.