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Court dismisses Pastor Kusi Boateng’s contempt petition against Ablakwa

The High Court dismissed the contempt case against North Tongu MP Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa.
According to the court, the evidence presented by plaintiff Victor Koussi Boateng is full of inconsistencies and doubts. Therefore, it added, the application for contempt of court falls short of the statutory standard of proof beyond a reasonable
doubt

Speaking immediately after the verdict, NDC Secretary General Fifi Kweti called the case a waste of time. According to former MP Ketu South, this was an attempt to block the truth. “We had no doubts. We knew that the truth would always win.

It was obviously a useless exercise. It was a waste of time and an attempt to stop what we know to be true. “It’s sad that the country has to go through this because people who do the right thing have to go through this,” he said.

A petition filed by Pastor Kusi Boateng, Secretary of the National Council of Churches, called for the arrest and prison of North Tongu MP Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa for allegedly kicking documents skewered. Justice.

Pastor Kusi Boateng, also known as Kwabena Adu Gyamfi, in a contempt summons on Tuesday, February 7, said: “I have been informed by my lawyer and sincerely believe that the Honorable Court has the power to put the accused in jail for his behavior which will protects the entire governing body of justice and has a chilling effect on others.

This process follows allegations that the congressman kicked a writ served on him by a bailiff on Friday, February 3.

However, the court disagreed with the plaintiff and dismissed the petition.

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