The Ghana Police Service has arrested three protesters of the ongoing demonstration by the pressure group, Arise Ghana.

The three were allegedly picked up for their involvement in the tension that has characterized the demonstration.

Arise Ghana Demo: Police arrest 3 protesters
The two arrested protesters

Already, reports reaching Myjoyonline.com had indicated that tear gas was fired at the demonstrators.

As a result, the Kwame Nkrumah Interchange road has been closed, with no movement from either vehicles or persons.

Arise Ghana Demo: Police arrest 3 protesters
Another protester arrested

Meanwhile, the Police have called for reinforcements to deal with the situation.

It has, however, disclosed that the tension started when the protesters started pelting stones at their officers.

According to the Police, the “behaviour is unacceptable and must be condemned.”