Joseph Kofi Damteh, independent candidate for Assin south constituency has been arrested for holding rally with more than hundred individuals in Assin south constituency.
Government as part of measures taken to combat covid19 placed a ban on all social gatherings with more than hundred individuals. In addition to this law, emphasis was placed on social distancing at gatherings with people less than hundred.
An audio below reports that, the independent candidate for Assin south constituency has violated the laws set by government. He has held a rally in the constituency which was said to have more than 500 individuals without observing the covid19 safety protocols.
Ghana police service have invited Kofi Damteh for questioning after receiving reports of his unlawful act. The case is being processed to court and if Kofi Damteh is found guilty, he will be punished accordingly.
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