Sam George has chided the Ghana Police Service for arresting some #FixTheCountry campaigners on the premises of the High Court complex on Friday.
The campaigners which included socialite, Efia Odo were arrested for unlawful gathering while holding placards and taking photographs while the court was on recess.
Reacting to the incident, Sam George questioned why the police will ignore organizers of late Sir John’s funeral who blatantly ignored Covid-19 protocols and go after the #FixTheCountry campaigners.
To him, the police must be more advanced in their enforcement of the law; noting that their hen coop-like barracks will be addressed if the country is fixed.
“You would have expected the Police service to go about shutting down the funeral of Sir John, or the crowds that we are seeing accompany His Excellency, the President as he is campaigning, those are unlawful assemblies. I mean the crowds that have been lined up – the school children lined up intentionally to await the arrival of the President, is an unlawful assembly. It is an unlawful gathering, did they seek the Public Order Act?
“You think that the arrest of these protestors was just on the whimps and caprices of the Police? You think it is not because somebody also called and said these people are causing a nuisance and making the government unpopular so go and arrest?
“If someone sitting somewhere thinks these people are creating a nuisance and making the government look bad, so let’s teach them a lesson, you would want to expect them to use that power for good,” he suggested.
“The Police should be reminded that in fixing the country, their colleagues who escort bullion vans would be given proper protection. The Police should be reminded that if this country is fixed, the state in which many Police officers live in the barracks, which is akin to chickens in a hen coop will be fixed,” he added.