Final year student arrested for rigging SRC elections

Student rigs GIJ election
Student rigs GIJ election

A final-year student of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) has been arrested. He allegedly made an attempt to stuff a ballot box during a poll to elect new Executives of the Students Representative Council (SRC) on Friday.

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Observers on the election grounds: the GIJ campus, were informed about the suspicious actions of the student after he spent over five minutes in a voting booth.

According to an eyewitness, he was caught removed pre-thumb printed ballot papers from a secret compartment in his belt.

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He had allegedly thumb printed 19 ballot papers for one candidate and was placing all the papers in the ballot box when he was caught.

He was arrested by a police officer at the scene.




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