May 22, 2024

Member of Parliament for Asutifi South, Collins Dauda has been arrested for allegedly involving in disturbances which occurred at Kukuom in the Ahafo Region during the ongoing Limited Voter Registration Exercise.

The incident occured on Saturday 11th May 2024.

“The Ghana Police Service has arrested Hon. Alhaji Collins Dauda, MP for Asutifi South, for his alleged involvement in the disturbances which occurred at Kukuom in the Ahafo Region during the ongoing Limited Voter Registration Exercise, on Saturday 11th May 2024.” The Ghana Police Service announced.

According to the Police, one person sustained injury in the sid disturbances.

The Police said they are in pursuit of other suspects in connection with the incident.

“One person sustained injury and is currently receiving treatment at the hospital. Police are in pursuit of other suspects in connection with the incident.” The statement said.

In a similar incident, the Ghana Police Service has said three Police Officers have been interdicted over their failure to perform their duty professionally in the ongoing Limited Voter registration Exercise.

“The Ghana Police Service has interdicted three Police personnel, with immediate effect, over their failure to perform their duty professionally in the ongoing Limited Voter registration Exercise.”

The affected personnel are Inspector Michael Addo, G/CONST. Eric Boakye and G/CONST. Michael Gyan.

According to the Police, the affected Police Officers failed to perform in a proper manner, a duty imposed on them as officers in charge of security at the Electoral Commission Office at Adugyama in the Ashanti region.

“The affected Policemen, Inspector Michael Addo, G/CONST. Eric Boakye and G/CONST. Michael Gyan on 11th May, 2024 failed to perform, in a proper manner, a duty imposed on them as officers in charge of security at the Electoral Commission Office at Adugyama in the Ashanti region.”

The Police stated that the interdicted personnel will be taken through the due disciplinary process of the Police Service.

“When some persons attempted to disrupt the ongoing Limited Voter registration Exercise. The interdicted personnel will be taken through the due disciplinary process of the Police Service.” The release said.

Meanwhile, the Director of Communications of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Richard Ahiagbah has urged the Electoral Commission of Ghana to address challenges confronting the limited voter registration exercise to ensure peace in the country.

Source: Elvisanokyenews.com

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