Agotime-Ziope DCE Allegedly Assaults Former Women Organizer

Details have emerged regarding an alleged assault incident involving Emelia Emefa Adzimah, the District Chief Executive (DCE) for Agortime-Ziope, during a funeral over the weekend.

Ms. Adzimah, one of only two female DCEs in the Volta region, was reported to have physically assaulted Ms. Doris Dzifa Kaledzi, a former NPP Constituency Women Organiser for Ho Central. The incident took place at the funeral of the late wife of the Ho Central NPP Chairman on Saturday, June 3.

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According to reports, the DCE pushed and shoved the former Women Organiser when she attempted to take a seat behind her. During the altercation, the DCE hit Ms. Kaledzi in the face with the funeral brochure, resulting in a cut under her eyebrow.


Doris Dzifa Kaledzi

A witness who was present at the Ho Police Training School park described the attack as completely unprovoked. The witness stated, “There was absolutely no confrontation from the young lady (victim). She simply wanted to take a seat behind the DCE and politely asked her to make room. That’s when the assault happened.”

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The victim has since reported the incident at the Ho Central Police station, where she was issued a medical form to seek treatment at the hospital.

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It is currently unclear whether there was any pre-existing conflict between the two women prior to the incident.

While, the victim is said to be insistent on pursuing the assault case with the police, Volta Online has learned that party officials are making efforts to settle the matter outside the justice system.



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