The Ghana Police Service has announced that it has arrested the Member of Parliament for Asutifi South, Hon. Alhaji Collins Dauda, for his alleged involvement in the disturbances which occurred at Kukuom in the Ahafo Region during the ongoing Limited Voter Registration Exercise on Saturday, May 11th, 2024.
One person sustained an injury and is currently receiving treatment at the hospital.
The police, in a press release, said they had launched a search for other suspects believed to be connected to the incident.
The disturbances at Kukuom during the voter registration process prompted swift action from the police, leading to the arrest of the parliamentarian. The exact nature of Mr. Dauda’s alleged involvement in the disruptions has not been disclosed as investigations continue.
Additional details regarding the ongoing investigation and any further arrests or charges related to the incident are expected to be released in due course.

Meanwhile, the Ghana Police Service has interdicted three police personnel for their failure to perform their duty professionally during the ongoing Limited Voter Registration Exercise.
The affected officers, identified as Inspector Michael Addo, G/CONST. Eric Boakye, and G/CONST. Michael Gyan, faced interdiction on May 11, 2024, following their alleged mishandling of security duties at the Electoral Commission Office in Adugyama, Ashanti Region. 
Three individuals were injured during the incident but were treated at the Mankranso Government Hospital before being discharged.
The confrontation allegedly intensified when NDC party agents obstructed the registration efforts of the NPP’s parliamentary candidate at the centre.
In a related development, the Director of Communication for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Richard Ahiagbah, has described as “false and without merit” claims by certain members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Ketu South constituency in the Volta Region that he attempted to do double registration in the ongoing voter registration exercise.
In a post on his X handle, Mr. Richard Ahiagbah gave an account of all that transpired following a viral video posted on various social media platforms depicting some misunderstanding between Mr. Ahiagbah, members of the NDC and some Electoral Commission (EC) officials in the Ketu South constituency.
He said he went to the registration centre where he registered in 2020 to fix an administrative error on his registration but was met with a frivolous and obstructive challenge to his eligibility.
He said that despite his attempts to advise the NDC challenger to stop obstructing the registration process, both the NDC agents and EC officials paid no attention.
He noted that this challenge is a sign of more disruptive acts to come. And he urged the EC to take a firm and decisive stance to deal with these tendencies and ensure peace.
He assured the electorate of his commitment to going through all the necessary processes to get his name on the register, exercise his democratic right to vote, and support the New Patriotic Party on December 7.
The limited voter registration exercise, which started on May 7, 2024, with a target to register 623,000 eligible persons onto the electoral register, has generated a lot of keen interest from the 2 political heavyweights, the New Patriotic Party and the National Democratic Congress, with each party accusing the other of illegal activities.

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