Disregard intended demonstration against USA – Ghana Police

The Accra Regional Police Command has called on the public to disregard an alleged intended demonstration against the United States of America over the death of George Floyd.

The intended act is being circulated on social media and the police has not been notified to give the appropriate guidelines to secure law and order.

This was contained in a press release signed by DSP Effia Tenge, Head of the Public Relations Unit of the Command and copied to the Ghana News Agency.

The statement said “The attention of the Accra Regional Police Command has been drawn to an intended demonstration against the United States trending on social media and slated for tomorrow 2nd June, 2020.

The command wishes to state that it has not been notified of any demonstration.”

“Moreover, the restrictions on public gatherings, demonstrations and rallies among others to contain the COVID-19 are still in force and the public is being advised to disregard the “open call” for a march,” it added.

Floyd, a black American was allegedly murdered by a white Police officer for buying food from a shop with counterfeit dollar notes.

Source: GNA

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