The Ghana Police Service has indicated that persons involved in the Arise Ghana demonstration violence on Tuesday evening would be prosecuted.
A statement issued by the Police disclosed that 12 of its officers have been left with varying degrees of injury after protestors pelted stones at them.
According to the police, the action of the demonstrators was “without provocation.”
“Unfortunately and without any provocation, the demonstrators began pelting the police with stones. So far, 12 police officers who sustained various degrees of injuries and were treated in the Police Mobile Hospitals have been transferred to the Police Hospital for further treatment. Some police vehicles have also been damaged… We wish to assure the public that all those involved in this violent demonstration will be brought to face justice,” a statement from the police said.