Chale Wote organizers granted bail after arrest

The four convenors who were arrested for organizing the Chale Wote arts festival over the weekend have been granted.

They were granted bail after being cautioned.

Two organizers of ‘Chale Wote’ street art festival held at Jamestown in Accra were arrested by the Accra Central Police.

An artist was also arrested at the event.

The arrest took place on the evening of Saturday, August 21, 2021, outside the Ussher Fort at Jamestown, whiles the virtual event was taking place inside the fort.

According to the Police, they breached the Covid-19 protocols by organizing the ceremony.

The persons arrested included Founder Mantse Ayikwei and Nicholas Tetteh Wayo, one of the artists billed for the event.

But they have been granted bail and are to report to the Accra regional police command tomorrow Tuesday, August 24.