[ 2012-04-24 ]
NDC activist arrested for attacking registration officer
The Akropong police have arrested David Ofosu, an
activist of the ruling National Democratic
Congress (NDC) for attacking a registration
officer at Nsuta registration centre in the Okere
Briefing the Ghana News Agency in a telephone
interview Sunday, the Akropong Divisional Police
Commander, Mr Owusu Nsiah said on Tuesday April
17, some people numbering about 33 went to the
registration center to register but the agents of
the New Patriotic Party (NPP) suspected them to be
imported from Yilo Krobo and thereby challenged
He said after they had gone through the
registration processes, their voter identification
cards were not given to them as the law demands.
Mr Owusu Nsiah said this infuriated the NDC agents
there who demanded that the cards be released to
them, but the registration officer refused. Ofosu
then jumped on the registration officer and
attacked him, and in the process managed to take
away all the 33 cards and left to his house.
Mr Owusu Nsiah said a report was made to his
outfit and they quickly contacted Ofosu to bring
the cards, but he refused.
He said Ofosu was later arrested and the police
managed to retrieve all the 33 cards from him.
Mr Owusu Nsiah said the suspect would be
Source - GNA
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