The Ghana Police Service administration has a placed a bounty of GHS10,000 on the heads of suspects who are involved in the attack that was visited on Radio Ada in the Greater Accra Region on Thursday, January 13, 2022.
The community radio was attacked by some unknown thugs who vandalized broadcasting equipment of the station because of its broadcast of a program involving a salt mining firm at Songor.
“The suspects are however on the run, and as usual of the Police Service, a reward of GHS10,000 will be handed over to anyone who gives Police information that will lead to the arrest of the suspects.
The Police hereby urge the staff of Radio Ada, people of Big Ada and the general public to remain calm as we continue our investigations into the attack at the Radio Ada station on Thursday, January 13, 2022.
A team of investigators and Intelligence Officers from the National and Regional Headquarters are currently supporting the Ada Divisional Command to investigate the incident and get those involved arrested and prosecuted for this barbaric act.
The Tema Deputy Regional Police Commander and his team visited the Radio station yesterday to engage the management and staff, including briefing them on the investigations. Upon their request, the Police Administration is putting the services of its clinical psychologists at their disposal.
The team also engaged the chiefs, opinion leaders and community members on the incident and other security-related issues.
We will do everything possible to find those thugs and deal with them according to the laws of this country. To this end, the Police Administration has placed an amount of Ten Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHC 10,000.00) bounty as an informant reward for anyone who offers a piece of credible information leading to the arrest of the thugs who invaded and vandalised the Ada Radio station and assaulted the staff,” a press release from the Police reads.