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Court remands suspect who stabbed Hawa Koomson's son

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16 days ago
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An Accra High Court on Thursday 6th June 2024 remanded into Police custody suspect Usman Haruna who is alleged to have stabbed one Ato Koomson during a scuffle at the office of the Electoral Commission at Ofaakor near Kasoa in the Awutu Senya East constituency of the Central region.

Police arrested the suspect during the disturbance which ensued on the dawn of Sunday 2nd June 2024 at about 5 am over queuing before the commencement of the day’s activities at the EC leading to the stabbing of Mr Koomson.

The suspect is to reappear before the court on 19th June 2024.

Background

According to an eyewitness, the clash erupted over a disagreement regarding the queuing of voters seeking to transfer their votes to the constituency.

During the violence, Ato Koomson son of incumbent MP Mavis Hawa Koomson was stabbed in his chest and was rushed to the 37 Military Hospital in Accra.

Some three members of the NDC were also injured and placed on admission at the Kasoa Polyclinic.

source: Theannouncergh.com