Togolese arrested for attempting to register


Officers of the Ghana Immigration Service at the Pulimakom Border Post in the Upper East Region has arrested a Togolese for attempting to acquire Ghanaian voters’ identification card.

The Togolese who was identified as Mr. Bouguiligue Kouassi Kampe was picked up in a joint Immigration-Police operation at the Bimpelle Primary School registration center at Woriyanga at the Tempane District upon a tip-off.

An official statement signed by Superintendent Michael Amoako-Atta and copied the Ghana News Agency said.

It said Mr. Kampe, who used the name ‘Yaro Kosi’ for the registration exercise and was waiting in a queue for his photograph to be taken, admitted during interrogation that he entered the country through an unapproved route.

“It was also revealed that Mr. Kampe had two persons who guaranteed for him to get his name into the Ghanaian voters register,” the statement added.

The statement said Mr. Kampe has been handed over to the police and investigation is ongoing to apprehend the two guarantors.

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