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Captain Smart arrested for allegedly calling for ‘insurrection' against the state

The host of Onua FM and Onua TV morning show, Blessed Godsbrain Smart (popularly called Captain Smart) has been arrested by the Nima Divisional Police Command.

According to the police, he was arrested for making unsavoury remarks on this show that has the potential to threaten the peace and security of the country.

The police in a statement further noted that he has been cautioned on the offence of offensive conduct conducive to breach the peace of the country under section 207 of the Criminal Act, 1960 (Act 29).

Earlier, the National Media Commission condemned Captain Smart’s monologue on his show for calling for an insurrection against the state and its institutions.

The NMC quoted Captain Smart as saying, “On the morning show on Onua FM/TV, Captain Smart was heard allegedly inciting the Ghana Armed Forces against Members of Parliament and also calling on them to stage an uprising.”

According to the NMC, the conduct of Captain Smart was unprofessional and equally condemned the management of Onua TV/FM for allowing the broadcast journalist to pass unsavoury remarks on his show that has the potential to destabilize the country.

The NMC also urged the management of Onua FM and TV to take steps to their content unto a level of professional acceptability.

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