The signature of indicted Director-General of the Human Resource Department of the Ghana Police Service, COP Patrick Timbilla is to be subjected to a forensic audit.
[contextly_sidebar id=”gyWUp1HeU1h5UNJ6GqgkZl9wTl9BWCGp”]COP Timbilla was implicated in a recent Police recruitment scam.
Hundreds of people thronged some five Police training depots for enlistments into the Ghana Police Service, however, the purported enlistment turned out to be scam.
It was found out that their admission letters had a fake signature of COP Timbilla.
Meanwhile, a Special Police Task Force set up to investigate the matter indicted some 14 persons including three serving officers.
It has been established that GH¢2.7 million was paid by 1,100 people as bribes to gain them access into the Police service.
According to the Daily Graphic, some sources at the Attorney General’s department said the task force had also traced the bank accounts the money was paid into.
“We are currently studying the docket to sift through to identify potential witnesses. There are middlemen involved and we need to interview as many of the victims and middlemen as possible to enable us to conduct effective prosecution,” the source said.
In a related development, the Special Task Force on March 20, 2015 submitted their report to the Police Council.