Daily Graphic-Stay clear! …For causing trouble on Election day …IGP warns.

 

 

daily_graphic_24_09_2016WITH two and a half months to the general election, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Minister John Kudalor, has reiterated the commitment of the police administration to sustain the peace and stability of the country before, during and after the elections.

Interacting with the media in Accra yesterday during a tour of the Accra Regional police command, he expressed confidence that the police were prepared to safeguard the peace and security of the nation.

He said the police administration was prepared to deal with any contingencies that might arise before, during and after the December 7 elections.

Isolated cases of violence rock voter transfer

…Suhum, Asunafo South EC offices closed down

ISOLATED cases of violence have rocked the transfer of voter exercise being undertaken by the Electoral Commission (EC).

Supporters of some political parties are said to have ransacked EC offices in the Asunafo South Constituency in the Brong Ahafo Region last Monday and Suhum in the Eastern Region last Thursday forcing the commission to suspend the exercise in those areas.

But the EC said the transfer of votes exercise had been generally peaceful and that the cases of violence reported were localized.

The Assistant Head of Communications at the EC, Mr Yussif Alhassan Yakubu, told the Daily Graphic yesterday that the EC had recorded violence at only three of its 215 offices, saying that was very insignificant to mar the exercise.

Fire disaster averted at new court complex

THE timely intervention of the internal security and some staff members of the new court complex yesterday prevented fire that had started on the first floor of the complex from spreading to other parts of the building.

The fire, which started around 12:30 p.m. reportedly burnt, a water pump in the facility, leaving a clue that it might have started from there.

No damage was done, all due to the swift response to the call for help by the GNFS.

 



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