Anyinam: Police pick up two over violence at NDC polls

Suspects Patrick Anyimadu and Millicent Pennin
Suspects Patrick Anyimadu and Millicent Pennin

The police have arrested two suspects at Anyinam in the Eastern Region in connection with disturbances and damage caused to properties during the Atiwa East National Democratic Congress (NDC) constituency elections on 23 October 2022.

The suspects allegedly engaged some people to attack and destroy some properties and also disturb the peace of the area during the internal party polls.

Suspects Patrick Anyimadu and Millicent Pennin are currently in police custody assisting investigation while “efforts are underway to get the other accomplices arrested to face justice,” the police statement posted on Facebook said.

The National Democratic Congress (NDC), over the weekend, held constituency elections across the country to elect executives to lead the party at the constituency level for the next four years.

The exercise, although largely successful, witnessed pockets of violence, standoff, no elections and smooth processes as reported in some of the constituencies.

In all, a total of 354,708 delegates were expected to cast their votes to elect the new constituency executives. The delegates comprise branch, constituency, regional executives and former government appointees.

Source: Daily Mail GH

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