Ghana Police have arrested 18 people for causing disturbances on the University of Ghana campus. The suspects, along with about 200 others, are believed to be former members of the Commonwealth Hall of the university.
The Police have contained the situation and calm has been restored on the campus. All 18 suspects are in Police custody and will be put before the court to face justice. Security has been tightened on the campus to ensure that academic activities continue without any hindrance.
“We would like to give the assurance that all other persons involved in the disturbances will be arrested and brought to face justice,” the Police stated.
The University of Ghana has experienced several incidents of violence in recent times mostly arising out of new residential facility arrangements introduced by the authorities. This has now led to concerns about the safety and security of students and staff. The authorities have been working to address these issues and ensure that the campus remains a peaceful and conducive environment for learning.
The Police have urged members of the public to report any suspicious activities on the campus and cooperate with the authorities to maintain law and order. The safety and security of students, staff, and visitors are a top priority for the Police and the university administration.
The Police have reiterated their commitment to ensuring that anyone who engages in violent or criminal activities on the campus is brought to justice. The public is urged to support these efforts by providing information and cooperating with the authorities to maintain peace and security on the campus.