WATCH: GIJ student arrested for stuffing ballot box during SRC elections

A student of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) has been arrested by the Police for attempting to sneak in thumb-printed ballot papers during the Students Representative Council (SRC) elections.

GIJ student arrested for sneaking in ‘thumb-printed’ ballot papers during SRC elections

Students of the institute went to the polls on Friday to elect new Executives of the SRC for the 2019/2020 semesters.

However, the exercise was marred by allegations of rigging after a final-year student was caught trying to stuff a ballot box.

An eyewitness said he was busted removing already thumb printed ballot papers from a secret compartment in his belt.

Reports suggest he had 20 thumb-printed ballot papers in favour of one candidate and was placing them in the ballot box when he was caught.


The student was immediately arrested and subsequently driven away to the police station.

Watch the video of the incident below:

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