The MP has since been charged with illegal possession of a firearm according to Peter Mac Manu
The NDC is on record to have denied that the arm belonged to the MP
Abdulai Jacob-Idris, National Democratic Congress, NDC, Member of Parliament for Savelugu is facing charges for illegal possession of a firearm without authorization.
This follows an incident during the December 2020 elections when a gun was fired at the NDC party office leading to one death.
The issue of the criminal charge was disclosed by Peter Mac Manu, the ruling New Patriotic Party’s National Campaign manager for the 2020 polls.
GhanaWeb monitored comments he made on Joy News’ ‘The Probe’ programme which aired on Sunday, August 8, 2021.
“The Savelugu NDC MP has been charged with possessing firearms without authority, that is criminal, that is criminal and if you know, in Savelugu; one person was shot and she died (during the elections).
“That one NDC is not mentioning it but they will mention Techiman South as if that is the only place an election was held.”