22 persons arrested during protest by drivers on Monday

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The Police in Accra, on Monday, December 6, 2021, arrested 22 suspects for various offences such as rioting, causing damage and blocking public road within the Accra Metropolis during the nationwide sit-down strike by the members of the drivers union.

The suspects, according to the Police, took advantage of the sit-down strike to disturb public peace notably at Anyaa, Sowutuom and Amasaman. All 22 suspects will be put before the court tomorrow Tuesday, December 7, 2021.

Passengers were left stranded in most parts of Accra following the strike by the Coalition of Commercial Transport Operators on Monday December 6.

The drivers were protesting the high cost of fuel in the country.

They have since called of the strike after a meeting that was called by the Presidency.

Source: 3news.com|Ghana