The police in the Central Region of Ghana has revealed that it will arrest anyone who refused to vote in the forthcoming general elections.
According to Superintendent Isaac Amekudzi of Agona Odobeng in the Asikuma Odobeng Brakwa District voting is a constitutional mandate enshrined in the country’s law books.
“Voting is all about democracy, and also one’s civic responsibility to vote during the election. So on the day of elections if you are seen loitering around and not voting as required, the police may be compelled to enforce the law by arresting you,” he warned.
He also opined that the police would also not tolerate any form of indiscipline or recklessness from electorates on election day.
“All Ghanaians should all vote because of democracy rather than fighting and drinking excessively on the day,” he added.
Supt. however, urged and pleaded with Ghanaians to all join and ensure the democratic process is a success.
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