Bank of Ghana in talks with Kantanka to deliver reinforced bullion vans for banks


The national bank is in chats with Kantanka Automobile organization on the chance of assembling protected bullion vans for transporting cash.

This has gotten conceivable after the merciless assaults of bullion vans lately by furnished looters, with the new one that saw a cop and lady killed in the process still new in our recollections.

As per 3News, four banks have so far connected the neighborhood auto firm to fabricate such vans for their tasks. The Chief Executive of the Kantanka Group of Companies has portrayed the move as enthusiastic.

“At the point when these vehicles are made here, it will be simpler for upkeep and overhauling dissimilar to when they are made abroad which will be hard to support not to discuss vehicle parts.”

Kwadwo Safo Jnr. has noticed that the police administration’s finish of June cutoff time to banks to get protected bullion vans isn’t sensible.

As per him, it will require greatest seven weeks to fabricate such vehicle; five weeks for an express request.

The move follows the new burglary assault on a bullion van trucking cash at James Town prompting the demise of the cop accompanying the van and another lady who was hit by a wanderer shot.

Another theft assault on a bullion van on the Winneba-Accra roadway was recorded around the same time.