Yesterday, the country witnessed its citizens protest heavily against government due to the hikes in the prices of goods and services and the poor state of the economy in general. The demo tagged as the “Arise Ghana, krom aye hye Demo” did not go as it was planned because of some interruptions and misunderstandings between then protestors and the police service. This resulted in violence between both parties and had many injured on both sides.
Reporting from Urban lifestyle radio, a member of the TV3 news group is a communique released by the police service via their official twitter page. This communique involved their steps in dealing with the bad attitudes of the protestors and the damaged caused as a result. They shared that, as at now, 29 protestors have been arrested and will be arraigned before court.
Again, the next target group is the organizers of the demonstration to be specific, The Ghana Police Service has served notice to all the organisers of yesterday’s demonstration by Arise Ghana that they will be arrested and arraigned before court due to the attacks and damage to public property. This communique has left many citizens reacting for they see the police to be political in this instance meanwhile the citizens have together with the police are all going through the hardship posed by the current government and should support them rather.
Below are some do the reactions I gathered on the internet following the release of the above communique:
Find below the attached document shared by the Ghana Police Service via their official twitter page stating their steps to deal with the protestors:
What is your opinion about the above? Let it be heard in the comments section below. Don’t be left out and have a nice day!
SOURCES: Urban lifestyle radio/twitter.com
Ghana Police Service/ twitter.com
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