The Accra Regional Police Command on Thursday, May 2022, has stated in
a press release that, they have received a complaint that some tigers
were being kept in a residential neighborhood in Accra.
The Police service has further stated that, their preliminary investigations
have established that a resident in a gated community at Osu, is keeping two tigers under
lock in a cage in his house.
According to the Police Service, they have made it known that the necessary has been done to reach
out to the wildlife division of the forestry Commission and
efforts are underway to relocate the animals to an appropriate facility. A special police team
has been deployed to provide adequate security in the affected neighborhood to ensure the safety of
residents until the animals are relocated.
the Police service iterates that, they will entreat all residents within the community to remain calm as
they work with stakeholders to ensure their safety.