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Kukuom chiefs rain curses on culprits of voter registration violence

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Chiefs in Kukuom, Asunafo South Constituency of the Ahafo Region, have placed curses on those responsible for the violence at a registration center last Saturday during the ongoing limited registration exercise.

The incident, which resulted in one person being seriously injured, prompted the chiefs to hold a press conference where they expressed their concerns, poured libations, and performed other traditional rituals.

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Nana Oteng Boateng, the Dwafohene, condemned the violence perpetrated by armed individuals who are believed to be outsiders.

He stated that such behavior is unacceptable and tarnishes the peaceful image of Kukuom.

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Paramount Chief Osahene Kwaku Atakyi called on the Ghana Police Service to arrest all those involved in the disturbances.

He emphasized the need for the law to deal with the perpetrators to serve as a deterrent to others.

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One individual has been apprehended in connection with the disturbances that transpired at a limited voter registration center in Kukuom, located in the Ahafo Region, on Saturday, May 11, 2024.

The clash between supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) prompted the arrest of the Member of Parliament for Asutifi South, Collins Dauda, who was later released.

The NDC, represented by its National Communications Officer, Sammy Gyamfi, denounced the arrest of the legislator, asserting that Collins Dauda had committed no wrongdoing.

An update from the police regarding the incident disclosed the apprehension of one individual named “Muniru Muhammad,” who purportedly participated in the attack resulting in the injury of one person at the Kukuom registration center.

Furthermore, the police update stated that investigations are underway to apprehend additional individuals suspected of involvement in the violence.

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