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Police arrest 100 persons for not wearing nose masks in Cape Coast

The Central Regional Police Command led by its Commander DCOP Habiba Twumasi Sarpong has begun enforcing the President’s directives on the compulsory wearing of nose mask in Cape Coast.

The exercise began late this morning simultaneously at the Abura and Kotokuraba Markets in the Cape Coast North and South Constituencies respectively.

Our reporter Kingsley Nana Boadu who was with the police spoke to D.C. Kwame Kwakye on GBC’s Radio Central Morning Show today 21st January 2021 that the Police arrested persons for not wearing nose mask.

When asked whether the exercise was done in public places, Nana Boadu said, the Police were arresting anyone anywhere.

According to Mr. Boadu, about 100 persons in Cape Coast have been arrested and taken to the Police station for further questioning.

This activity by the police have come about as a result of the President’s last Covid-19 update where he reinforced the mandatory wearing of nose masks.

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In his speech, the President warned that, non-compliance to Covid-19 protocols was still an offence in the country’s statue.