The Criminal Division of the Accra High Court Presided over by Justice Ruby Aryeetey will this Friday rule on preliminary objections against the application to restrain the #FixtheCountry Protest.
Lawyers for the Conveners raised three preliminary objections in court to challenge the capacity of the Attorney-General to represent the Police in the matter. The court while fixing the date to rule on the objections said, depending on how the ruling goes, the substantive application would be moved.
The Conveners raised the objection after Attorney General Godfred Yeboah Dame said the application before the Court is Seeking an order directed at the organizers and conveners of an intended demonstration dubbed #FixtheCountry protest match.
The AG said it is to restrain the Associate officers, agents, assigns and workmen on grounds of public safety, public security and public health till the restrictions imposed on large public gatherings are lifted by law or in accordance with the law.
Story filed by Yvonne Asare Offei