Police Arrest Suspect Following Disturbances at Kukuom Registration Center

An individual has been apprehended in connection with the disruptions that occurred at a limited voter registration center in Kukuom, Ahafo Region, on Saturday, May 11, 2024.

Tensions between supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) escalated, leading to the temporary detainment of Asutifi South Member of Parliament, Collins Dauda, who was later released. The NDC, represented by its National Communications Officer, Sammy Gyamfi, condemned Dauda’s arrest, asserting his innocence.

In a police update, it was announced that one “Muniru Muhammad” has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the violence that resulted in one person sustaining injuries at the Kukuom registration center. Investigations are ongoing, with efforts to identify and apprehend additional suspects.

Here’s the full update:

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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