Police Investigating Confusion At Ajumako Besease Voter Registration Centre

The police in the Central region have begun investigations into an attack on a voter registration centre at Ajumako Besease in the Ajumako Enyan Essiam constituency last Wednesday, August 5, 2020.

The Central Regional Police Public Relations officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Irene Oppong told the media that on August 5, at about 2 pm one Kobina Seidu reported at the Besease police station that a group of people numbering about 15 stormed the CAC registration centre with cutlasses and attacked him and seven others.

The confusion led to the destruction of tents at the centre and damage to one private vehicle and disrupted the registration exercise.

She said on the same day, two Electoral Commission officials reported that they had been threatened to stop the registration at the centre following the chaos.

Graphic Online gathered that five persons were attacked, four of them hospitalized.

One of them was referred to a hospital in Accra.

The police said no arrest has been made yet and called on the public to volunteer information that could lead to the arrest of the perpetrators.