Hundreds of residents of a slum near the Redco Flats at Madina, in Accra, have been rendered homeless after a joint police and military demolishing exercise, Sunday. Police say the slum is also a haven for criminals. Director of Operations Chief Supt. Kwasi Fori, told Joy News the demolition was inevitable.
“This very area is noted for criminal activities of notorious elements within that disturb the public peace and security of this environment. We’ve carried several exercises, flushing out criminals, arresting suspected robbers among others.
“The La Nkwantani-Madina Assembly decided to join hands with the police to demolish all these unwanted structures here,’ Chief Superintendent Kwasi Fori said. Meanwhile, the affected squatters, many of them head porters, have blamed authorities for failing to give them ample time to move out.
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