June 10, 2023
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The Ejura District magistrate court has placed an interlocutory injunction on the celebration of first anniversary of Islamic prayers (Dua’a) for victims of the Ejura incident.

The event, scheduled to take place at Maame Dede Junction at Ejura in the Ashanti Region on June 30, has been restrained by the court for 10 days.

The restraining order was handed to the Joint Committee of Victims of the Ejura incidents on Tuesday, June 28.

A certified copy of the court order reads that, “upon reading the affidavit or DSP Emmanuel Kyei Sarpong of the Ghana Police Service, Ejura, the applicant herein, deposed to and filed on the 28th of June, 2022 in support of these Motion Ex-Parte for an order for interlocutory injunction.”

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The spokesperson for the Kaaka Family, Nafiu Mohammed, says there is no established reason that necessitated the court placing an injunction on the event.

Nafiu told JoyNews’ Mahmud Mohammed-Nurudeen that a meeting between a joint committee of victims of the Ejura incidents and the municipal assembly was held concerning the event.

The Municipal Chief Executive, the Municipal Coordinating Director, the NADMO Coordinator for the District, the Nifahene, the Police Divisional Commander, the Ejura Police Station Crime Officer, Chairpersons of the NPP and NDC political parties, representatives of the Fire Service and the National Investigations Bureau were present at the meeting.

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