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The Ghana Police Service on Tuesday launched the 2019 edition of its ‘Operation Father Christmas’ ahead of the Christmas festivity to ensure a safe yuletide.

The launch saw personnel of the service march through some principal streets of Accra after a parade at the Police Headquarters.

A statement from the Police Service said the ‘Operation Father Christmas’ forms part of arrangements to ensure an incident-free Christmas.

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The ‘Operation Father Christmas’, among other things, is to ensure that the police are readily on hand to protect lives and property and also maintain law and order throughout the season.