2 Nabbed For Double Registration
2TWO PERSONS have been picked by some officials
of the Electoral Commission (EC) and handed over to the Tema Police for attempting
to do double registration in the ongoing limited voters’ registration exercise.
The suspects showed up at the Tema regional
office of the EC to register but when their fingerprints were captured, the
biometric device detected they had already registered.
The officials immediately alerted the police to
arrest them. They were subsequently taken to the Community One District Police
Headquarters for further investigations.
The Tema Metropolitan Director of the EC, Nana
Oduro Numapau, made the confirmation to DAILY GUIDE when the Greater Accra
Regional Minister, Ishmael Ashitey, toured some registration centres in the Tema
Nana Numapau said the EC would release the
previous biometric data of the suspects to the police to assist in the
He said the EC officials were vigilant and
would not allow anybody to outwit the procedures for registration.
Caption: 1&2. The Greater Accra Regional Minister with the Tema MCE touring the centre.
From Vincent Kubi, Tema