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Meet The EC Officials Arrested for Registering People at Private Residence; Hid BVR in His Room -[PHOTO]


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The report says a  26-year-old Mumuni Abilla, and Electoral Commission (EC) Official has been arrested by the Northern region police for conducting registration in his residence.

The suspect, a data entry clerk at the Kpanshegu registration center in the North East Gonja District of the Savannah region had the BVR kit in his room at Vittin in Tamale, according to Starr News.

Investigations by the police revealed that the suspect and his accomplice, one Mohammed Yushaw Kongsoha, a 32-year-old also a registration officer at the same center had already registered 12 people.

Meet The EC Officials Arrested for Registering People at Private Residence; Hid BVR in His Room -[PHOTO]
Meet The EC Officials Arrested for Registering People at Private Residence; Hid BVR in His Room -[PHOTO]
The said BVR was supposed to be operating in the Savannah region but found its way to the Northern region by the two suspects.



Confirming the incident, the Northern regional Crime officer of police, Superintendent Otuo Acheampong said the two when questioned said they wanted to register those people to prevent them from joining queues at the registration center.

The two according to the police would be sent to court after they have been charged with the appropriate offenses.

Meanwhile, the NDC in the Savanah region accusing the suspects of doing the bidding of the NPP.

Abdula Malik Bansintale, communications officer of NDC in the Savannah region, noted that the party will continue to be on a watch to make sure that, the exercise does not favor the NPP.

The BVR has since been handed over to the Electoral Commission.

However, both EC directors in Northern and Savannah regions have declined to speak on the matter indicating their headquarters would respond to it.

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