Togolese Arrested For Attempting To Secure Voter ID Card

Voter registration exercise

A Togolese national, Mr. Bouguiligue Kouassi Kampe has been arrested by officials of the Ghana Immigration Service.

Mr. Bouguiligue was apprehended at the Pulimakom Border Post in the Upper East Region on Wednesday, 1 July 2020, for attempting to acquire a Ghana voter identification card in the ongoing voters’ registration exercise.

Sources indicate that the suspect was arrested at the Bimpelle Primary School registration centre at Woriyanga at the Tempane District following a tip-off.

The suspect, who used the name ‘Yaro Kosi’ was waiting in a queue for his photograph to be taken when he was arrested.

He admitted during interrogation that he entered the country through one of the unapproved routes.

Meanwhile, a manhunt has been initiated to arrest the two persons who guaranteed for the suspect.

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