Six out of the 44 ballot boxes which were being transported from the Western regional head office of the Electoral Commission are missing, StarrFMonline.com has learnt.
According to sources at the EC, the boxes fell off the bucket of the truck which was transporting them, since it was speeding.
Police in the area have been alerted about the development and investigations have begun into it.
Meanwhile, the Western regional branch of the opposition New Patriotic Party are suspecting foul play in the incident.
The party says there is more to the missing boxes than has been admitted by the EC. They have called for a thorough investigation into the incident.