316 security personnel trained in counter terrorism

[GHANACRIMES.COM] —-The Counter Terrorism Unit of the Ghana Police Service has trained 316 security personnel in handing counter terriorism and emerging crimes.

The 316 prople are comprised of 18 females drawn from the Ghana Police Service, the Ghana Immigration Service, the Ghana Prisons Service and the Ghana Ambulance Service.

The three-week high-risk operational exercise was to provide the participants with needed skills to enable them to respond appropriately to security threats to the nation.

The training has become paramount in the wake of the increase in terrorism related cases in Sub-Saharan Africa.