27 Officers of Ghana Immigration Service face disciplinary action over alleged visa and recruitment fraud

The (GIS) has taken disciplinary action against 27 officers, including three senior officers and 24 junior officers, for their involvement in various offences that have tarnished the reputation of the Service.

The interdictions were communicated through a circular signed by the Comptroller-General of Immigration, Mr. Kwame Asuah Takyi.

These officers are accused of activities such as recruitment and/or visa fraud, which violate Regulation 138 (1)(a) and (k) of the Immigration Service Regulations, 2016 (L.I. 2245).

The primary goal of these interdictions is to enable thorough investigations into the alleged cases in accordance with internal disciplinary procedures. Following the investigations, appropriate legal actions will be taken against those found responsible.

The list of interdicted officers includes Chief Superintendent Philipson Adeti, Superintendent Dominic Eshun, and Assistant Superintendent of Immigration (ASI) Marvin Essandoh, among others.

The GIS, in a statement by C/Supt. Michael Amoako-Atta urged any members of the public who may have been affected by the alleged misconduct to come forward and provide information to aid ongoing investigations.

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