Arise Ghana demonstration which was meant to be peaceful has erupted a chaos and causes multiple injuries after the protesters clash with the police on using a road which was not meant for them to use in their demonstration walk. This misunderstanding between the two parties resulted in a chaos as the police officers fired a tear gas on them whiles the protesters also retaliated by throwing stones back at them.
One of the leaders of the Arise Ghana, Edem Agbana has accused the police of being reckless on them. Agbana who is also Deputy National Youth Organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has accused a police officer for threatening to shoot at them whiles they were peacefully demonstrating to the government. He made these allegations when a TV3 reporter asked him about how this demonstration ended that way.
“I think that what happened is unfortunate, this is not what we bargained for, we are peaceful demonstrators, unarmed protesters sending a clear message to the government that the economy is in a mess.” He said. He went ahead on how one police officer threatened them mean while they were comporting themselves.
“One reckless Police said that if we don’t take care they will shoot at us and. Some of the officers were really unprofessional.” He added.
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