Efia Odo released

The Police have released Actress Efia Odo after she was arrested on Friday afternoon.

She was released at about 4:50PM Friday June 25.

Efia Odo and the other leaders of #FixTheCountry campaign were arrested by the police after a court hearing on whether or not they should be allowed to organise their demonstration.

In a tweet after her release, she said : “Little bruises on the way to fix the country”.

https://twitter.com/efiaodo1/status/1408464984779132929?s=20

“I was inside the courtroom and the judge called for a recess that we should come back at 1:30 to get our final verdict. So, as I came outside, obviously a lot of campaigners were outside to support and they wanted to take pictures.

“I am a public figure and they wanted to show their support. A lot of commotion was going on and all of a sudden we see police come with their guns as if we were criminals and they just aggressively pulled us in,” she further told journalists.

The reasons behind the arrest is currently unknown, TV3’s Godfred Tanam reported.

Before the arrest, the group were seen entering the court premises, taking pictures with one of the conveners, Efia Odo, who is said to be part of the over 10 individuals arrested.

According to some of the conveners, a police officer at the court instructed them to leave the premises and later called for a back up.

Director of Operations at the Accra Regional Police Command is said to have initiated the arrest.

By Laud Nartey|3news.com|Ghana

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