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Shun election violence or face our wrath– IGP warns

The Inspector- General of Ghana Police Service , James Oppong Boanu , has warned the public to desist from any acts and utterances capable of precipitating violence ahead of the 2020 polls.

He warned Ghanaians to shun from any acts of violence , adding that the police service is ready to apply the laws on any individual or group who would want to undermine the peace currently enjoyed in the country.

“We are appealing to the public to go out and cast their votes come December devoid of any violence because we the police personnels are ready to deal with anyone who will go contrary to the laws of the country”.

He stated that certain actions of politicians usually spur supporters to cause mayhem, saying citizens should be circumspect in the movement while also calling on politicians to conduct themselves well before , during and after the elections.

The IGP gave the warning on Thursday October 15, 2020 during his one-day visitIn the Ashanti region .

He noted that his visit was to ascertain the preparedness of the service and also interact with them to fill any void prior to the 2020 elections .

The IGP again noted his visit was to also meet stakeholders towards secured, free, fair and credible elections in the country.

Source: Ghana/otecfmghana.com/Jacob Agyenim Boateng

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