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ModernGhana Raid: National Security releases Editor

An editor of online news portal ModernGhana, Emmanuel Ajarfor, has been released after nearly 48 hours in custody at the National Security Secretariat.

“Ajarfor was released Saturday afternoon and he’s fine,” a colleague who wants to remain anonymous told Starrfm.com.gh.

National Security late Friday evening also released a journalist of ModernGhana, Emmanuel Britwum, after raiding their offices on Thursday over alleged cybercrime.

Both journalists have reunited with their families.

On Thursday, operatives of National Security raided the offices of the online portal following an opinion piece published about the National Security Minister Albert Kan Dapaah and NPP MP Afenyo-Markin.

Laptops belonging to the online media outfit were also seized in the course of the raid.

ModernGhana has been in operation since 2005.

Source: Starr FM

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