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Police Arrest Collins Dauda, Chase Others For Voter Registration Violence



In a significant development concerning the ongoing limited voter registration exercise in Ghana, Member of Parliament (MP) for Asutifi South, Alhaji Collins Dauda, has been apprehended by the police for his alleged involvement in disturbances that occurred at Kukuom in the Ahafo Region on Saturday, May 11, 2024.

The incident, marked by gunfire, resulted in one individual sustaining injuries, necessitating hospitalization. Authorities are actively pursuing other suspects believed to be linked to the violence.

Reports indicate that individuals described as thugs, purportedly using the lawmaker’s vehicle, besieged the registration center in Kukuom, initiating gunfire that led to severe harm to at least one person. Eyewitnesses reported Dauda’s alleged presence within the vehicle during the chaos, prompting his arrest and subsequent placement in police custody.

These volatile incidents underscore the potential for tension and violence surrounding the electoral process in Ghana. As investigations continue into the unsettling events, authorities are working diligently to maintain peace and uphold the integrity of the voter registration exercise.

The arrest of a sitting Member of Parliament in connection with such disturbances reflects the gravity of the situation and highlights the need for swift and decisive action to ensure accountability and safeguard democratic processes. As the nation grapples with these challenges, efforts to foster a peaceful and transparent electoral environment remain paramount.

Source: GhanaFeed.Com

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