The Ashanti Regional Police Command has requested the management of Boss FM to furnish it with the recordings of its Tuesday, January 5, 2015 morning show during which an NDC activist claimed that the party had stockpiled enough weapons to deal with any trouble during the 2016 general elections.
The letter to the media house intercepted by Graphic online was signed by Mr Peter A Baba for the Regional Commander and dated January 6, 2016.
Owusu is alleged to have said that DCOP Kofi Boakye was aware of the NDC’s preparations even after persistent caution from the host that the Regional Police Commander was tuned in.
The Ashanti Regional police have been on the high alert after a recent seizure of a large cache of arms and ammunitions from the house of a Burkinabe at Alabar.
On the said programme, Oheneba Nana Asiedu, the host of the Morning Boss show, cautioned Owusu of the gravity of his statement and even told him that he could inform the Regional Police Commander to arrest him for his untoward utterances, but he stood his grounds and further alleged that the commander was aware of the NDC’s planning from the onset.
Earlier on in the show, the NPP panelist on the programme had stated that the decision by the Electoral Commission (EC) not to replace the voters’ register could be a recipe for trouble in this year’s election.
He retorted that it was high time the NPP and their allies were stopped from threatening Ghanaians with mayhem if the EC failed to replace the recent register to their call.
The NPP together with some civil society organisations have in recent times put pressure on the EC to replace the current voters’ register with the claim that it was bloated.
Later last year, the commission organised a two-day public forum to collate views on the issue but recently declared that the register would not be replaced.