Blame Increase In Road Accidents On Mobile Phones Usage- Police

The Ashanti Regional Police Motor Transport and Traffic Directorate say the mobile phone is the cause of most road accident in the Ashanti Region.

According to the Ashanti Regional Police MTTD Commander, Chief Supt. Emmanuel Aduboahene, using a mobile phone at the same time is illegal.

He has therefore cautioned drivers that have the habit of using mobile phones whilst driving to stop or face arrest and prosecution.

He attributed several deaths and injuries on the roads to the negligence and carelessness of some drivers.

“Driving with mobile phones has emerged as one of the major causes of road crashes and fatalities in the Ashanti Region,” he said

Chief Supt. Aduboahene stated that his outfit was in the process of starting an operation to stop drivers from indulging in illegalities on the road.

The Ashanti Regional MTTD Commander said his outfit was eager to prevent accidents in the region, especially as Xmas is fast approaching.


Meanwhile, Police have launched a manhunt for a 30-year-old man for beheading his biological mother for reasons best known to himself.

According to reports, the tragic incident that happened at Opeinimso, a small farming community near Asamankese in the Lower West Akyem Municipality in the Eastern, has left town folks terrified and shaken.

Neighbors of the deceased explained that the tragic incident happened around 2:00 am on Monday, December 21, 2020.

The Police have since launched a manhunt for the suspect, whose name is only given as Quarcoo.

The body of the deceased has since been deposited at the Asamankese Government Hospital morgue pending police investigations.

The Lower West Akyem Municipal Director of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) familiar with the incident assured residents that they were going to lend a hand to the police to smoke Quarcoo from his hideout.

What at all will make a boy kill his mother in cold blood.


By: Naa Ayorkor Laryea

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