Shame! 40 Ghana Police officers on peacekeeping mission sent home over sex allegations

No fewer than 46 Ghanaian police officers who are on peacekeeping mission in Southern Sudan have been deported for reportedly abusing (sexually) women in their care.
The women comprised of internally disposed women, who were under the protection of the United Nations.

The security personnel, who were sent home, belonged to the Formed Police Unit (FPU) – formerly Armoured Car Squadron – serving in the restive part of North Africa.
The Unit is a functional part of the Ghana Police Service. It is highly regimented and mans law enforcement agency’s fleet of armoured cars, among other duties.
The UN Mission in South Sudan, in taking the action, explained that it was intended to pave way for investigation into the allegation that the police officers had sexually exploited the women they were charged to protect.
The UN action came at the heels of a complaint that some Ghanaian peacekeepers were having sexual affairs with women living at the camp, DAILY GUIDE has learnt.

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