December Polls: We’ll train our officers on legal education for electoral offences – COP Kofi Boakye

COP Mr. Nathan Kofi Boakye
COP Mr. Nathan Kofi Boakye

The Ghana Police Service has began a training workshop for some top hierarchies ahead of the December 2020 polls.

Speaking at workshop dubbed Legal Education on Prosecution of Electoral Related Offences which was launch on Tuesday, 18th August, 2020, the Director-General of Legal and Prosecutions, COP Mr. Nathan Kofi Boakye said, legal education will be organized across the country for all Police Commanders, Prosecutors, and Investigators as part of preparation towards the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections.

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According to him, the training is aimed at equipping Police Officers at various levels of command, Police Prosecutors and Investigators with the requisite knowhow to successfully identify, arrest and prosecute persons who commit electoral offences.

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The Ghana Police Administration begins this training for its officers following the mass electoral violence witnessed across some registration centres of the Electoral Commission’s new voter’s register compilation exercise.

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The Ghana Police Service reassured Ghanaians of a peaceful and violence free December 2020 polls.



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