The Ghana Police Service has provided evidence of hurt police officers who got injured by the action of Arise Ghana Demonstrators.
The police statement bemoaned the actions of the protestors stating that "what a shame, we were there to protect you and ensure your safety, but you throw stones at us, injure and hurt us. This behaviour is unacceptable and must be condemned.
The Ghana police in a follow-up official statement give a brief account of what actually transpired that lead to the unacceptable actions of the demonstrators.
The statement noted that the protesters defiled the court order and choose an alternative route other than the approved routes provided by the High Court. The police in an attempt to persuade them, the protestors got agitated and pelted the police with stones.
In all 12 police officers got injured and a also had police vehicles damaged. However the police said they were treated by the mobile police unit and later transferred to the police hospital for further treatment.
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