ACCRA, Dec. 10, (Xinhua/GNA) – At least five people were killed in violent eruptions during and after Ghana’s Monday’s general election, the has police said.
Sheilla Kessie Abayie-Buckman, the spokesperson for Ghana Police, said in a statement that there were 61 recorded cases of electoral and post-electoral violence across the country.
« Six of the incidents involved gunshots, resulting in the death of five persons, » the statement said.
The statement added that « the National Election Security Task Force deems the recorded incidents as avoidable and therefore condemns their occurrence and promises to investigate each one of them. »