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Greater Accra Regional Police Commander Summoned to Explain Police Brutality During the Occupy Julorbi House Demonstration

Accra Regional Police Commander, COP Sayibu Gariba, has been formally called upon to appear before the Police Management Board (POMAB). The summoning of such a high-ranking police official indicates the seriousness with which authorities are treating the matter at hand.

The objective of this summons is to elicit comprehensive explanations from COP Gariba regarding the methods and extent to which force was employed by the police in managing the Occupy Julorbi House demonstration.

This move by the Police Management Board underscores their commitment to transparency and accountability within the police force. It demonstrates their willingness to investigate and address any concerns or allegations related to the handling of public protests, especially when it comes to the use of force, which can have significant implications for the rights and safety of protesters.

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Meanwhile, the Ghana Police Service has taken a commendable step by extending a public apology to the citizens affected by the three-day protests. This gesture of regret signifies the acknowledgment of the disruptions and inconveniences experienced by the public during the demonstration.

It also reflects an understanding of the importance of maintaining positive relations between law enforcement and the community they serve. Such an apology can contribute to rebuilding trust and fostering better communication between the police and the public they are sworn to protect.

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