The Ghana Police Service has filed an injunction at the High Court seeking to prohibit an intended protest against ‘Dumsor’ by Yvonne Nelson and two others.

The protesters on May 9 served notice to the police about their intended vigil against Dumsor at the Revolution Square close to the Jubilee House on May 25 from 8 am till midnight.

Selorm Dzramado, Yvnonne Nelson and Henry Akoto, the conveners of the protest where subsequently invited by the Accra Regional Police Command for a meeting on May 15 over their intended protest.

After the meeting, the Police directed the conveners to relocate the destination of the protest as the Jubilee House is a security zone.

In a suit filed by the Ghana Police on May 20 sighted by 3News, the Ghana Police Service is praying for an injunction to be placed on the intended protest against Dumsor.

“That I am finally advised and verily hold same to be true that this is just a cause for this Honourable Court to exercise its jurisdiction in the interest of public order, public safety, defence and effective policing to issue an order to prohibit or restrain the Respondents, their agents, assigns and any one claiming through them from holding the intended picketing or demonstration at the Revolution Square opposite the Jubilee House,” the writ stated.

The court will rule on the Police’s request on Friday, May 24 at 9 am.

Meanwhile, the conveners have also released a statement announcing changes to their earlier dates and venue for the protest.

According to the statement, the new date for the protest is June 8 and protesters will no more converge at the Revolution Square opposite the Jubilee House rather they will converge in front of the University of Ghana and walk to the Tetteh Quarshie Roundabout, where a podium will be mounted for speeches.

The organizers anticipate that protesters will assemble from 2 pm disperse at 10 pm.

The conveners have assured that they will “try as much as possible not to inconvenience other Ghanaians who will be using both ends of the stretch of road between the University of Ghana and the Tetteh Quarshie Roundabout by allowing the flow of traffic during the protest.”