Director of the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVSU), of the Ghana Police Service, Chief Superintendent, Owusuaa Kyeremeh has said Ghana will soon have sex-offenders register to maintain names of persons convicted of sexually related offences.
She said that will not only help fight pervasive sexual misconduct but wiuld also be a deterrent to multiple sexual offenders.
She said this in an interview with Citi News, adding that Ghana does not not have documents specifically for rape convicts.
Chief Superintendent Kyeremeh noted that all offences of convicts within Ghana are documented at the CID headquarters in Accra.
“But going forward, the police service is of the view that it is time we get sex offenders to register so we can easily cross check and find out so if someone if someone is going to look for a job, we can easily refer to that”, she noted.
She added that she was hopeful that in the nearest future, Ghana will have the register.
Agnes Melissa Yovo | Talksafrica.com