Arise Ghana Demo Organizers Will Be Arrested — Ghana Police

Ghana Police Bus damaged by the Arise Ghana Demonstrators

All of the organizers of Arise Ghana demonstration on Tuesday have been given notice by the Ghana Police Service that they would be detained and arraigned before court.

According to the police, they are taking such measure in response to the assaults and damage done to public property.

The law enforcement agency claims that the move complies with Section 3 of Act 491’s Public Order Act.

The #KromAy3Hye demo on Tuesday came to an abrupt end when police stopped the crowd from pouring onto Ring Road Central and marching towards the Jubilee House.

Stones were thrown at the police by people who the organizers said were “agent provocateurs” the same police planted within them, and tear gas was shot, undoubtedly by the police.

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29 people have been arrested thus far.

The police announced in a press release on Tuesday, June 28, “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.”

It stated that the demonstrators’ leaders are spreading “calculated falsehood” and “misinformation.”

“We urge the public to disregard the untruths and treat them with the contempt they deserve, for the footages and images of the event speak for themselves.”

The second day of the demonstration will congregate at the El Wak Sports Stadium before marching toward Parliament, according to the organizers.