Media General to appeal Paa Kwesi Simpson’s 2-week remand
The book runnners of Media General, the mother company of Connect FM are lacing their boots to file appeal processes in a case involving their foremost Morning Show Host within the Oil City Nhyiraba Paa Kwesi Simpson who has been caged for two weeks after a bail application by his lawyers to get him out of police custody today was unsuccessful.
Media General’s topmost presenter in the Western Region Paa Kwesi Simpson in-charge of Connect FM’s morning show, Omanbapa a subsidiary of Media General Group, is facing alleged case of kidnapping.
It’s important to anchor the point that Connect FM is one of the leading stations within the Western Region, serving as a shining example to many in Ghana’s Oil/twin City.
The legal team for Media General is getting ready to appeal today’s decision that caged Simpson and others by the Takoradi Circuit Court.
This was after he and someone else were denied bail and remanded by the court in for quite some time regarding a supposed kidnapping case at Mpohor which the police referred to as a “scam”.
He has argued not liable to charges of distribution of bogus news with the goal of creating fear and alarm in the full glare of the public as opposed to the Public Order Act, and bogus distribution of information through an electronic gadget in opposition to the Electronic Communications Act, 775 of 2008.
In his request for bail, Counsel Ebo Donkor said Nhyiraba Paa Kwesi Simpson should be viewed as one who was simply discharging his responsibilities as a media practitioner and as such ought to be treated as an intrigued individual with regards to the investigations and not an accused person.
In view of this, Lawyers of Media General will attempt to usher-in a process prescribed in law to get their presenter Paa Kwesi Simpson out of remand custody before two weeks.
Source : africaneditors.com