Crime & Punishment Fri, 3 Sep 2021

Western Togoland: Court to rule on bail applications today

An Accra High Court presided over by Justice Comfort K. Tasiame is expected to rule on bail applications of two sets of the accused persons involved in the Western Togoland case today, September 03, 2021.

The motions for bail were filed earlier by 17 persons accused of participating in the prohibited organization dubbed Western Togoland Restoration Front.

The cases called separately in three groups of seven, six, and four were adjourned for the parties to put their houses in order.

The 17 accused persons arraigned for participating in a prohibited organization including the Western Togoland Restoration Front have pleaded not guilty to charges.

They have been remanded into lawful custody.

The group of seven who were sent to the National Intelligence Bureau formally BNI for Covid-19 test before being taken to prisons custody have all tested negative.

The prosecution Frederick Adu Gyamfi who held brief for substantive Prosecutor informed the court.

Six of the seven are being represented by Lawyer Andrews Kudzo Vortia.

The seven who underwent the Covid-19 test are Ebenezer Gblorkor, Apetorbor Kpogo alias Godwin Amewu, Joseph Nyamewu, Wisdom Kuvor, Israel Bessah Kpexor, Mohammed Sekey alias Liberia, Kwabena Azumah alias Thunder and Francis Koku Dogbetor.
Source: kasapafmonline.com
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