The Ghana Police Service issued a statement calling New Patriotic Party (NPP) supporters to desist from attacking members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
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According to a press release from the Ghana Police Service signed by Cephas Arthur, Public Relations Officer, the Ghana Police Service is calling members of the public, and especially NPP supporters to desist from attacking members of the NDC.
The statement goes on to ask party supporters to "go about their celebration in moderation", due to reports of excessive jubilation that the Ghana Police Service had received.
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Read full statement below:
NEWS RELEASE: ATTACKS ON NDC SUPPORTERS.
It has come to the attention of the Police that some people are attacking supporters of NDC in various parts of the country.
Furthermore, there are reports of excessive jubilation by NPP supporters across the country.
Consequently, the Police are calling on the general public, especially, supporters of the NPP to desist from engaging in any acts that will violate the rights of other people and also breach the peace prevailing in the country after the polls.
The Police are further, entreating party supporters in jubilant mood to go about their celebration in moderation.
The Police Administration wishes to caution those who are engaging in acts of vandalism and rowdism to desist, as Police officers who have been deployed to maintain law and order will not hesitate to arrest and prosecute those who break the laws of the land.
Signed: Supt. Cephas Arthur, Police PRO