The Ghana Police Service says it has secured a restraining order against the National Democratic Congress (NDC) embarking on anymore protests and demonstrations in Accra between now and January 10, 2021.
This was after it says the National Democratic Congress (NDC) had notified it of plans to hold daily protests. The police says the request cannot be met because of “ongoing post election and multifaceted security operations for the festive season and beyond”
Read below the full statement from the Ghana Police service.
The Accra Regional Police Command has secured a restraining order against the National Democratic Congress (NDC), from embarking on further protests and demonstrations in Accra.
In a matter between the Republic (Ghana Police Service) and National
Democratic Congress and Kobina Ade Coker, the High Court, under Justice Elfreda Amy Dankyi (Mrs.), has prohibited all NDC intended protests from Sunday 20th December, 2020-10th January, 2021.
The prohibition order follows an Affidavit filed by the Police upon receipt of notification from the Greater Accra Regional Chairman of NDC, Kobina Ade Coker, on intended daily protests within the above mentioned dates in Accra
and all constituencies across the region.
The request by the NDC cannot obviously be met by the police in view of ongoing post-election and multifaceted security operations for the festive season and beyond.
The Regional Police Command is hereby drawing the attention of the general public especially sympathisers, followers and supporters of the NDC, to the restriction order and compliance.