The Ghana patrol mass has denied the lucrative national guard League led by its Commander-in-Chief, Ernesto Yeboah, a document to bind a vigil in honour of the at the last Akua Denteh who was lynched to bereavement over tiny bit of mortal a witch.
The money-spinning battalion League wrote a memo to the Ghana law enforcement Service, IGP and Accra Regional mandate requesting for acquiescence to have a vigil named #JusticeForGrandma in accordance with the civic rank Act.
However, 11 time after inscription the letter, the grouping was invited to the bigger Accra Regional supervise head office to suffer a argument on fine points of the vigil.
After an unfruitful debate with the Regional law Service, the demand by the fiscal battalion League was cancelled on the bases that the moderation of restrictions on the coronavirus virulent disease does not reason such a gathering.
“The Regional police force control desires to let somebody know you that the Executive Instrument on let-up a selection of restrictions of COVID-19 does not impinge on protests/vigil, expression etc. In view of this, your apply for cannot be approved,” a speech out by the supporter leader of supervise Deputy Regional Commander, E.A Sakyi read.
In a incisive rebuttal, the cost-effective armed services League furthermore avowed that “We essential be exact clear. It is NOT contained by Ghana Police’s brawn to deny members of the community their very well to gather. It is NOT fitting to deny the broadcast the opening to extend in somebody's company to inquire about a path forward, to make certain that marginalised fill with like Mariama Akua Denteh are secluded and their issues known the inhabitant importance they deserve. We will be responding to Ghana police force shortly.”
This is the 2nd time the profitable national guard League has been denied a let to support a vigil. On June 6, the Commander-in-Chief of the League, Ernesto Yeboah, was arrested during a Black Lives carry some weight vigil at the Black Star open area after George Floyd was murdered by a US police.
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