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One arrested over chaos at Kukuom during voter registration

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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.

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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.

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

Below is the full update.

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Following the incident which occurred at the Kukuom registration centre on Saturday 11th May 2024, the Ghana Police Service took immediate steps to restore calm on the same day, and the registration exercise has been progressing in a peaceful and orderly manner.

The ongoing Police investigation has led to the arrest of suspect Muniru Muhammad who allegedly took part in the attack which led to the injury of one person at the Kukuom registration centre.

The Police are also pursuing more suspects in the disturbance including those involved in the alleged assault on some three persons.

We want to assure the public that all suspects in these cases will be arrested and put before court to face justice.

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