The presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama and the leadership of his party on Friday, December 18, 2020, visited the Accra Regional Police Command.
This was after about 30 NDC supporters were granted bail after their arrest for protesting at the precincts of the Electoral Commission (EC) headquarters on Thursday.
Mr. Mahama was accompanied by his vice-presidential candidate, Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang.
The supporters marched to the premises of the EC to register their displeasure against the outcome of the 2020 polls Earlier on Thursday, December 17, 2020.
According to the police, they were arrested for blocking major roads leading to the Commission.
Lawyer for the accused persons, Francis Zavier Sosu, in an interview with Citi News said: “they are supposed to reappear on January 25, 2021.”
“They were arraigned before the court on three charges: conspiracy, unlawful assembly, and failure to notify the police. They pleaded not guilty to all the counts.”
“The bail is GHS 10,000 with one surety each. We are currently working to execute the bail for them,” the lawyer added.
Meanwhile, the NDC says the action of the police will not deter its members from protesting the outcome of the election.