Police secures restraining order against AFAG



Accra, April 12, GNA – The Police Administration on Friday secured a restraining order against the leadership of Alliance for Accountable Governance (AFAG), a pressure group from carrying out an intended demonstration on April 18.

A Police statement signed by Deputy Superintendent of Police Freeman Tettey of the Public Relations outfit and copied to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) said the restraining order was given by an Accra Circuit Court.

According to the statement Mrs. Patience Mills Tetteh, High Court Judge sitting as Additional Circuit Court Judge ordered the executives, members, agents and all other persons connected to AFAG to restrain from embarking on the intended demonstration.

According to the statement the court however ordered the police to negotiate with AFAG for a convenient date.

The statement asks the leadership of the group to respect the order, ‘as the police would do everything legally required to enforce the public order Act 1994 (Act 491).

‘The doors of the police command are widely opened for discussion on the future date and routes for the intended demonstration and hoped AFAG will comply’.