Home / GENERAL NEWS / Police Arrest 29 Arise Ghana Demonstrators, Others Being Pursued

Police Arrest 29 Arise Ghana Demonstrators, Others Being Pursued

Spread the love

At least 29 demonstrators were arrested on Tuesday (June 28) after clashing with the police in Accra, an official statement said.

Under the sponsorship of Arise Ghana, the demonstration turned violent when protesters pelted the police with stones and various other objects following a standoff over the route to take.

The police fired tear gas to disperse the crowd that was protesting over soaring living costs in Ghana.

“The police have arrested 29 demonstrators for their participation in violent attacks on the police and some members of the public including school children during the Arise Ghana demonstration in Accra,” the police spokesperson, chief superintendent Grace Ansah-Akrofi, said in a statement.

See also  Saboba: ‘The Headteacher Is One Of Us, We’ve Forgiven Him’ – Families Of 9 Drowned Students

“Available video footages of the event are being reviewed and all other persons identified for taking part in the attacks as well as inciting the violence will be arrested and brought to face justice.

 

 

See also  Adwoa Safo Has Extended Her Leave By 4 More Weeks – Majority Leader Says

 

“Also, the organisers of the demonstration will be arrested and put before court for the attacks and damage to public property,” the statement added.

 

 

 

 

 

“We would like to assure the public that we remain committed and professionally measured in the discharge of our constitutional mandate of enforcing law and order in the country,” it said.

See also  Police Head To Court Over Arise Ghana Demonstration

 

 

 

Below is the full statement:

 

Image

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source:  MyGhanaMedia.com

 

 

 

 

 There are four types of content published on MyGhanaMedia.com daily: curated content; syndicated content; user-generated content; and original content.

Image


Send your news stories to [email protected] and Chat with us via WhatsApp on +233 200818719

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Adwenpa-Hene

I'm Adwenpa-Hene |Blogger & Broadcaster Journalist. I am the CEO and manager of this noble website. I publish on Entertainment, Sports, Politics, Lifestyle, and Technology. You can also follow Us on : YouTube Channel - My Ghana Media TV, Facebook - MyghanaMedia TV , Twitter - @MyGhanamedia2 & Instagram - My Ghana Media TV. Email Address: [email protected] Contact Us: 0200818719

Check Also

Ghana : Today’s Newspaper Headlines; Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Spread the love                         …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *