Suspect Who Allegedly Stabbed Hawa Koomson’s Son Remanded - Onlinetimesgh

Suspect Who Allegedly Stabbed Hawa Koomson’s Son Remanded

On Thursday, June 6, 2024, an Accra High Court remanded Usman Haruna into police custody. Haruna is alleged to have stabbed Ato Koomson, the son of Awutu Senya East MP Mavis Hawa Koomson, during a scuffle at the Electoral Commission office in Ofaakor near Kasoa, in the Central Region.

The police arrested Haruna following the disturbance, which occurred at around 5 a.m. on Sunday, June 2, 2024, before the commencement of the day’s activities at the EC office. The suspect is set to reappear in court on June 19, 2024.

According to an eyewitness, the clash erupted over a disagreement regarding the queuing of voters seeking to transfer their votes to the constituency. During the violence, Ato Koomson was stabbed in the chest and rushed to the 37 Military Hospital in Accra. Additionally, three members of the NDC were injured and admitted to the Kasoa Polyclinic.

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