Police in Ashanti Region have impounded a KIA truck at Ejisu which was smuggling 30 people to Walewale in the Northern Region in defiance of the lockdown directives issued following the outbreak of coronavirus disease in Ghana.
The truck with registration number AS 8983-12 was stopped at the checkpoint of COVID- 19 joint security at Duampompo in the Juaben Municipality.
The cargo truck is now in the hands of Ejisu MTTD and the Driver has been arrested.
The President, Akufo-Addo last week imposed a two-week partial lockdown on Accra, Tema, Kasoa and Kumasi effective today Monday, March 30, 2020.
However, he made exemptions to this directive. Some essential service providers are allowed to discharge their duties.
Ghana currently has a total number of 152 recorded cases, with five deaths and two recoveries.