The Ghana Police Service has stated that it has filed an application at the High Court seeking for an order to prohibit the holding of three special event.
In a statement the service explained that the move has become necessary after engagements with the various groups tp postpone the demonstration failed.
“The Organizers on the other hand disagreed with the Police Command’s request to postpone the special event to any date after 5th January, 2024. They also disagreed with the Police on the location and insisted on holding the special events around or at the forefront of the Jubilee House.
“Considering the disagreement on the matter, and the worrisome situation of there being three different groups demonstrating at the same place and within the same time-frame, the Police Command, acting in accordance with the Public Order Act, resolved to refer the matters to the appropriate institution, to settle the disagreements and provide direction to the Police as well as the various Organizers,” the statement explained.
It continued: “Thus, on 15th November, 2023, the Police Command filed an application at the High Court seeking for an order to prohibit the holding of the special event and successfully served the various Organizers with the Court process. The application is slated for Tuesday 21st November, 2023.”
Attached is the full statement