BBC reporter named Thomas Naadi and his cameraman were detained during the #OccupyJulorbiHouse demonstration on Thursday morning, September 21, 2023.
While Thomas Naadi was later released, his cameraman remains in police custody.
Additionally, a Metro TV reporter was subjected to police assault during the peaceful protest that commenced on Thursday morning.
According to Citi News’ Fred Duhoe, a tumultuous situation unfolded at the Greater Accra Regional Police Headquarters, where protesters were physically attacked while demanding the release of their fellow demonstrators.
The legal representatives of the protestors have expressed their intention to secure bail for their clients through legal procedures scheduled for Friday.
After extensive discussions with officers at the Accra regional police headquarters, both parties have reached an agreement to address the matter in court on Friday, September 22.
It’s noteworthy that political activist Bernard Monah and the former MP for Tamale Central, Inusah Fuseini, along with the legal representatives of the protesters, met with the police to gain a clearer understanding of the charges filed against the demonstrators.