Arrested ‘Chale Wote’ organizers granted bail

The organizers of the Chale Wote event who were arrested by the Police have been granted bail.

They were granted bail after being cautioned.

They are to report to the Accra regional Police Command tomorrow Tuesday August 24.

Two organizers of ‘Chale Wote’, Mantse Ayikwei and Nii Aryee together with an artist, Ampem Darko, were picked up by the police outside the Ussher Fort at Jamestown.

This was when the virtual event was taking place inside the fort.

The Public Relations Officer of the Accra Regional Police Command, DSP Juliana Obeng told TV3 in an interview on Monday August 23 that “They were arrested on Saturday and we were going to ensure that we stayed in the 48 hour rule after which we will know what next action to take.

“This morning, I can confirm that these four persons that were arrested on Saturday in connection with the popular ‘Chale Wote’ street festival have been granted bail to report back to the command hopefully tomorrow.

“If they would have to go to court yes if not I am sure the command will let me know and I will come back to  inform you.”

Source: 3news.com|Ghana