The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has destroyed illegal makeshift structures along the rail lines at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle serving as havens for criminals and prostitutes.
The AMA mayor, Mohammed Nii Adjei promised a crackdown on the squatters after TV3’s exposé detailing how the slum there have been turned into a hub for sex trade.
On the second phase of clearing the capital city of illegal structures, the Assembly moved in under security protection to demolish these structures at the Nkrumah Circle near the VIP transport yard.
One person was arrested for possessing what is suspected to be narcotic drugs.
The Director of Operations at the Accra Regional Command, Chief Superintendent Kwesi Ofori who confirmed the arrest to TV3 said the suspect would be detained for further investigations.
Source: 3news.com | Ghana