Kennedy Agypong lead Parliament Defense Committee to Wa
The committee chairman, Honourable Kennedy Agyapong at the Upper West Regional Coordinating Council noted that their mission is geared to find out the actuality of the incident and not to expose anyone.
The Interior and Defence committee of Parliament has arrived in the Upper West Region to begin investigations into the brutality of residents of the Wa township by some Military personnel.
The incident left several people injured including the loss of mobile phones, money and other items, this, therefore, called for a probe into the incident.
Parliament directed its Defence and Interior Committee to investigate the brutality.
Before their investigation begins, the Military High Command has demoted the military personnel from their ranks with some currently serving a 30 days detention, other's have been transferred from the Upper West Region.
A confirmed number of 86 military personnel were discovered to have perpetrated the unapproved operation, Soireenews can report.
Members of the committee are led by the Member of Parliament for the Assin Central, Hon Kennedy Agyapong.
The committee chairman, Hon Kennedy at the Upper West Regional Coordinating Council noted that their mission is geared to find out the actuality of the incident and not to expose anyone.
He said the committee will not be granting media interviews as some sections of the public may give a different interpretation to it which will affect the work of the committee.
The Upper West Regional Minister, Dr Hafiz Bin Saalih welcomed the committee for taking the pain to visit the Region, he assured the Committee of the regional cooperation as they undertake the investigations.
According to him, the people of the region are anxious to uncertain the fact of the incident.
He revealed that the Ghana Police Service is Equally conducting its own investigations, making it three different investigations.