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Ghana Police Interdict Three Officers for Misconduct During Voter Registration

The Ghana Police Service has taken action against three of its officers for their alleged failure to perform their duties professionally during the ongoing Limited Voter Registration Exercise. Inspector Michael Addo, G/CONST. Eric Boakye, and G/CONST. Michael Gyan were interdicted on May 11, 2024, following an incident at the Electoral Commission Office in Adugyama, Ashanti Region.

According to a police press release, the officers’ conduct was deemed below the expected standards when they were faced with attempts to disrupt the registration process. The release stated, “The affected Policemen, Inspector Michael Addo, G/CONST. Eric Boakye, and G/CONST. Michael Gyan on 11th May, 2024 failed to perform, in a proper manner, a duty imposed on them as officers in charge of security at the Electoral Commission Office at Adugyama in the Ashanti region when some persons attempted to disrupt the ongoing Limited Voter registration Exercise.”

The interdicted officers will undergo the due disciplinary process within the Police Service. Three individuals sustained injuries during the incident but were treated at the Mankranso Government Hospital and later discharged.

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