State sues Haruna Iddrisu, 10 other NDC MPs over peaceful march

State sues Haruna Iddrisu, 10 other NDC MPs over peaceful march

The NDC MPs during the peaceful protest on Tuesday

The Minority leader in Parliament and 10 other opposition legislators have been sued by the State for allegedly breaching the Public Order Act.

Haruna Iddrisu and his colleagues are said to have breached a security barricade when they marched to the premises of the Electoral Commission on Tuesday.

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In a suit sighted by UPSANEWSROOM.com, the State is accusing the legislators of unlawful assembly.

The Members of Parliament of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have asked the Commission collate the results of the Techiman South Constituency.

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In their petition, the legislators want the Commission to “cause to be collated the Techiman South Constituency Parliamentary and Presidential Elections Results from all the 266 Polling stations in accordance with the law, with immediate effect.”

A scuffle reportedly ensued during the march with the police saying they were not notified about the protest.

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Now the State has sued them for allegedly breaching a security barricade and for an unlawful assembly.

The other legislators sued are; Muntaka Mubarak, Samuel George, John Jinapor, Rockson Dafeamekpor, Ras Mubarak, Adam Mutawakilu, Dr Kwabena Donkor, Bashir Alhassan Fuseini and Kwabena Minta Akandoh.

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