The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party, Mr. Bernard Antwi Bosiako known in the political circles as Chairman Wontumi has been arrested by the police for secretly printing ballot papers ahead of the December 7 elections.
A video has been fast trending on social media that is purported to be Chairman Wontumi who was in the company of the former Member of Parliament for Bantama Constituency, Mr. Henry Kwabena Kokofu arrested with ballot papers in a hideout.
According to the report sighted by Thedistin.com on GhanaWeb, the two big wigs in the New Patriotic Party were picked up by the police in the early hours of Saturday, December, 5 at a secret hideout, printing ballot boxes.
It is widely speculated in the media spaces on social media that Chairman Wontumi and Kokofu were arrested by the police with only one day left for Ghanaians to go to the polls.
One of the social media posts cited by ghbestnews which also sort to report this news said” Chairman Wontumi and Kokofu arrested with ballot papers in a hideout. See how evil Npp is… Thanks to the Vigilance of our party folks.”They are going down!
However, the post sighted on GhanaWeb by ghbestnews indicated that the said video happened in 2016 and not in 2020.
Watch the video below: