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Police interdict 3 officers over misconduct during limited voter registration exercise

Three police officers have been placed under immediate interdiction by the Ghana Police Service for their inability to carry out their duties in a professional manner during the ongoing Limited Voter Registration Exercise.

A police statement revealed that the officers in question , “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 when some persons attempted to disrupt the ongoing Limited Voter registration Exercise.”

The Police Service’s appropriate disciplinary procedure will be followed by the personnel who have been interdicted.

The Member of Parliament for Asutifi South, Hon. Alhaji Collins Dauda, he has been detained by the police on suspicion of being involved in the disturbances that took place on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at Kukuom in the Ahafo Region during the ongoing Extended Voter Registration Exercise.

One individual was hurt and is presently in the hospital getting treatment.

Police revealed in a brief statement that they are looking for additional suspects in relation to the event.