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A/R: One more suspect arrested by Police in connection with disturbances during Regional Executive elections

By Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
Crime & Punishment AR: One more suspect arrested by Police in connection with disturbances during Regional Executive elections
NOV 15, 2022 LISTEN

The Ghana Police Service has provided an update on investigations into the disturbances that marred the elections of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Regional Executive elections.

In a statement issued on Tuesday, November 15, it said one more suspect has been arrested.

This follows the arrest of three suspects as confirmed by the Police in its statement on Monday.

“The Police have arrested one more suspect in connection with the disturbances which occurred during the Ashanti regional NDC executives election held on Sunday, 13th November 2022.

“The arrest of suspect Bashiru Atta brings to four the total number of persons arrested over the disturbances,” the police statement has said today.

Meanwhile, accused persons Yahya Shaibu Tia and Fati Ibrahimwho were earlier arrested were on Monday, November 14 arraigned before the Atwima Akropong District Court.

Accused Yahya Shaibu Tia was remanded into Police custody to reappear before the court on November 21, 2022, while Fati Ibrahim was granted bail with three sureties.

Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo

Journalist

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