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GHS100k defamation Fine: Kennedy Agyapong heads to Appeals Court

GHS100k slander Fine: Kennedy Agyapong heads to Requests Court 

Legal advisor for Kennedy Agyapong, Ralph Agyapong says the Individual from Parliament(MP) for Assin Focal will request the judgment by the Accra High Court that saw him as blameworthy for maligning the Overseeing Proofreader of The New Crusading Aide Paper Abdul Malik Kweku Baako

An Accra High Court directed by Equity Afia Serwaa Asare Botwe found the Individual from Parliament (MP) for Assin Focal Kennedy Agyapong 'blameworthy' of stigmatizing Editorial manager In-Head of the New Crusading Aide Paper Abdul Malik Kweku Baako. 

He was offered as long as 30 days to withdraw and apologize multiple times on the stages he used to criticize the veteran writer fined GHS100, 000 in harms in addition to cost of GHS30,000 

Kweku Baako sued Assin Focal MP at the Accra High Court, looking for harms to the total of GH¢25 million for slander. 

As per Mr Baako, the legislator maligned him on a radio television show called Breaking point on Oman FM and Adom Badwam syndicated program on Adom FM on independent dates. 

Mr Baako had asked the court to coordinate Mr Agyapong to "distribute on three sequential events on a similar stage that he distributed the disparaging words, an inadequate withdrawal and an expression of remorse, with a similar unmistakable quality as given to the issuance of the slanderous words. Different expenses including legitimate charges and any others as this noteworthy court may consider fit." 

While chatting on Breaking point on Oman FM, Mr Agyapong as indicated by the offended party supposedly said the accompanying regarding him. 

"You [referring to the plaintiff], Anas and your legal advisor, better believe it, they are extremely shrewd folks [referring to the offended party and Anas] … Kweku Baako will fall NPP's administration should he permit it. Have you seen what he began with Charlotte Osei… ?" 

The offended party affirms the respondent further offered the accompanying stigmatizing expression against him on a similar show: "I said he isn't a holy person. Kweku Baako isn't a holy person. He is detestable … abhorrent man … he's a malevolent man". 

Be that as it may, talking on Accra-based Net2TV observed Legal counselor for Kennedy Agyapong said they will petition for Bid on Monday on the grounds that the decision by the Accra High Court didn't plunk down well with them.

Kwaku Baako is yet to respond to the latest development of the case.

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