The Inspector General of Police (IGP), George Akufo-Dampare has met with the leadership of ‘Democracy Hub Group’, organizers of #OccupyJulorbiHouse demonstration.
In a statement released by the Ghana Police Service (GPS) and signed by Grace Ansah-Akrofi, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Director, Public Affairs and dated September 22, 2023, the GPS revealed that the leaders of the demonstration, have agreed to a possible compromise as to the venue of the demonstration.
The Statement further establishes that, there is no evidence or reported case of assault against the demonstrators according to Police records and therefore invites the public with evidence to the contrary to assist them with such information and material.
It reads in part “The leaders of the group assured the Police during the meeting that they would hold a discussion with their members to come to a possible compromise as to the venue of the demonstration and revert to the Police.
The leaders also assured the Police that they would talk to their members to leave the streets while awaiting either a compromise decision between the Police and the demonstrators on an alternative venue or the determination of the matter by the court.
It was established at the meeting that there is no evidence or reported case of assault against the demonstrators according to Police records. Therefore, anyone with evidence to the contrary should provide it for investigation.”
Read the full statement below:
Source: Purefmonline.Com || Evans Osei-Bonsu || 2023