Madame Justina Owusu-Banahene, Regional Minister of Bono assured the government’s commitment to deepen and strengthen the country’s justice system to build investor confidence.
She said the nation faces enormous challenges in its justice system due to the increasing complexity and dynamics of crime due to technology, saying this requires concerted efforts to strengthen peace and justice. security in the country.
Crazy. Owusu-Banahene gave the assurance when addressing the opening session of a one-day awareness-raising workshop on the Ghana Case Tracking System (CTS) on Wednesday in Sunyani.
In 2019, Ghana launched the first Electronic Integrated Criminal Justice Case Tracking System (CTS) project to help key stakeholders in the criminal justice system collect, collate and harmonize statistical data for effective justice.
The USAID-backed CTS project is to enable key players – the police, the judiciary, the prosecution, the Legal Aid Commission, the Office of Prisons and Economic and Organized Crime to electronically access and save the different stages of criminal cases from the place of arrest, investigation, prosecution, conviction, rehabilitation and release.
Ms Owusu-Banahene said that delays and disparities in the justice delivery system, if left unchecked, could escalate into chaos and disrupt national peace and social cohesion, which would subsequently drive away investors.
Prior to the implementation of the CTS, the regional minister said there was no proper coordination among key players in the justice system, saying the CTS would go a long way in improving transparency and accountability to fine-tune the system. justice of the country.
Mrs. Owusu-Banahene advised the population to develop an interest in the CTS and a demand for the use of the system by the institutions of the justice sector to obtain the desired results.
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