The MCE nominee for Juaben, Alex Sarfo Kantanka, is being investigated by the Police for allegedly bribing some Assembly Members to vote for him.
He was arrested by the Police on Monday November 1, but was granted bail shortly after writing his statement.
There was near pandemonium in Juaben after assembly members in the Juaben Municipality of the Ashanti region rejected the President’s nominee for the second time on Monday November 1.
Angry residents threatened to assault the assembly members for failing to get them a Municipal Chief Executive but the police intervened swiftly to save lives.
Kantanka’s arrest comes after he was captured on tape demanding monies he allegedly paid to the assembly members to motivate them to vote for him.
Below is the Police statement announcing the arrest of the MCE nominee.
Juaben MCE Nominee Arrested
The Ashanti Regional Police yesterday, 1st November, 2021, arrested the Municipal Chief Executive nominee for Juaben in the Ashanti Region to assist Police investigations. pic.twitter.com/iJBR2OoKoS
— Ghana Police Service (@GhPoliceService) November 2, 2021