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Reasons why Collins Dauda was arrested over the weekend

The Member of Parliament for Asutifi South, Hon. Alhaji Collins Dauda, has been placed under arrest by the Ghana Police Service on suspicion of his involvement in the disruptions that took place in Kukuom in the Ahafo Region on Saturday, May 11, 2024, during the ongoing Limited Voter Registration Exercise.

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

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

In the meantime, the ongoing limited voter registration effort has seen violent confrontations reported at several registration centers, which the Police Service has denounced.

Reasons why Collins Dauda was arrested over the weekend

The Police disclosed in a different statement that multiple arrests had been made across the country at various registration centers.

“The Ghana Police Service has noted with concern isolated incidents of violations of the Law in some Voter Registration Centres in the ongoing Limited Voters Registration exercise.

“We condemn the unfortunate incidences experienced in some registration centres including Cape Coast, Central Region, Kukuom, Ahafo Region and Adugyama, Ashanti Region. Police have made a number of arrests as investigations continue.

“The Police will like to remind the public that the registration exercise is a civic responsibility that must be attended to in a civil manner.

“It is in this regard that we will like to caution the public to exercise maximum restraint and act in accordance with the laws governing the registration process.

“Police will not tolerate any disregard of the law and any persons who engage in such acts shall be dealt with accordingly.”

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