#FixTheCountry convener, Oliver Barker-Vormawor arrested for threatening coup over E-levy

A convener of social movement, the #FixtheCountry, Oliver Barker-Vormawor, has been been picked up by the police.

He was arrested over a social media post on Facebook announcing a plot to stage a coup should the controversial Electronic Transfer Levy (E-levy) be passed.

“The post contained a clear statement of intent with a possible will to execute a coup in his declaration of intent to subvert the constitution of the Republic”, a police statement confirming the arrest mentioned.

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Oliver, will be put before court come Monday, February 14, 2022.

Earlier, the group had issued a statement over what they said was the disappearance of its member.

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They said, Mr. Barker-Vormawor could not be found after he arrived at the Kotoka International Airport from Portugal on Friday night.

The movement claimed some “unidentified armed men had accosted him on his way into the arrival hall at KIA”.

“We continue to call on the good people of Ghana to avoid making prouncemnts that may lead to a breach of the peace of the country as any such acts contrvane the laws of the country”, the police further cautioned in the release.

 

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Source citinewsroom.com