CSOs have a role to educate the public on need to respect the Military – Security Analyst


A Security Analyst, Dr Victor Doke has said Civil Society organizations (CSOs) have a role to play in educating the public on the need to respect the military.

Contributing to a discussion on the military brutalities meted out to some civilians at Ashaiman over the killing of a soldier, Imoro Sherrif, on TV3’s Key Points Saturday, March 11, he said a lot goes into the military engaging in these actions.

“We need to bridge that gap between the military and civilians,” he stressed.

Dr Doke added that “Civil society has an important role to play in educating the society on the need to respect the military.”

Meanwhile, the Police after a week of sustained intelligence-led operation have arrested the key suspects involved in the murder of Imoro Sherrif.

“This is solely police intelligence work,” the Police said in a short statement on Friday March 10.

Imoro Sherrif’s body was found in a pool of blood near the Amania Hotel in Ashaiman and suspected to have been stabbed to death.

The Military High Command on Tuesday sanctioned an intelligence-led operation to fish out the perpetrators of the crime.

In the course of the operation, several civilians reported of brutalities meted out to them.

Soldiers stormed Ashaiman in armoured vehicles

He was laid to rest on Thursday, March 9.

His remains was transported from the 37 Military Hospital mortuary to the Burma Camp cemetery in Accra.

A number of soldiers were at the cemetery to witness the burial of their 21-year-old late colleague.

By Laud Nartey|3news.com|Ghana


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