Alhaji Collins Dauda, Member of Parliament for Asutifi South Arrested Following Violence at Registration Center in Ahafo Region

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The Ghana Police Service has announced the arrest of Member of Parliament for Asutifi South, Hon. Alhaji Collins Dauda, into custody for his alleged involvement in disturbances that occurred at Kukuom in the Ahafo Region during the ongoing Limited Voter Registration Exercise on Saturday, May 11, 2024.

According to a brief statement released by the police, efforts are underway to apprehend other suspects connected to the incident. The Police Service has condemned the violent episodes observed at various registration centers throughout the limited voter registration exercise.

In a separate statement, the Police reported that numerous arrests have been made at registration centers across the country in response to similar incidents of violence.

Ghana Police Statement on Arrest of Alhaji Collins Dauda Asutifi South MP

The Ghana Police Service has noted with concern isolated incidents of violations of the Law in some Voter Registration Centres in the ongoing Limited Voters Registration exercise.


We condemn the unfortunate incidences experienced in some registration centres including Cape Coast, Central Region, Kukuom, Ahafo Region and Adugyama, Ashanti Region. Police have made a number of arrests as investigations continue.


The Police will like to remind the public that the registration exercise is a civic responsibility that must be attended to in a civil manner.


It is in this regard that we will like to caution the public to exercise maximum restraint and act in accordance with the laws governing the registration process.


Police will not tolerate any disregard of the law and any persons who engage in such acts shall be dealt with accordingly.

The incident resulted in one person sustaining injuries and receiving medical treatment at a local hospital. Ghanaians have slammed the violence breeding  in the ongoing voter registration exercise adding that it undermines the credibility of elections and mar the democracy and peace Ghanaians enjoy.

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