Juaben MCE nominee arrested

The Ashanti Regional Police has arrested the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) nominee for Juaben in the Ashanti Region to assist with police investigations into an alleged bribery case.

Alex Sarfo Kantanka was arrested on Monday, November 2, 2021.

His arrest was in connection with with a viral video of himself, allegedly demanding a refund of some sums of money he had alleged paid to Assembly Members to vote for his confirmation as the MCE for the Juaben Municipal Area.

A statement released by the Public Affairs Directorate of the Ghana Police Service signed by the Director, Superintendent Alexander Kwaku Obeng, and released in Accra on November 2, 2021, said Mr. Kantanka has since been granted bail after his investigation caution n statement was taken.

“Police investigations continue and we would like to assure the public that anyone who breaks the law will be arrested and subjected to due legal process since no one is above the law”, the statement in part read.

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