The Convener of Economic Fighters League, Ernesto Yeboah, accused of leading a protest without notifying the police, has been discharged by an Accra Circuit Court.
Yeboah pleaded not guilty to the charged of failing to notify Police of a special event.
However, at today’s court sitting, the Prosecution led by Chief Inspector Emmanuel Haligah, withdrew the charges.
No reason was assigned to the withdrawal of the charge preferred against the campaigner.
At the last sitting, prosecution cross examined the first defence witness and another witness was to be called today.
The court, presided over by Ms Evelyn Asamoah, earlier admitted Ernesto to bail in the sum of GHC 100,000.00 with three sureties, two of whom are to be public servants.
Prosecuting, Chief Inspector Emmanuel Haligah, said on June 6, this year, at about 1800 hours, the Regional Police Command received information that the accused and others numbering about 200 had gathered at the Independence Square, Accra, and were holding a vigil in protest and in solidarity with the “Black Lives Matter Demonstrations.”
Chief Inspector Haligah, said the Police moved to the place and arrested Ernesto, who claimed to be the leader and organizer of the event.
The prosecution said during investigations, it came to light that the accused did not notify the Police of the event as required by the Public Order Act.
- Mahama’s ‘dumsor’ is different from Akufo-Addo’s – Kweku Awotwi
- Ghanaians to re-register SIM cards in June or risk losing phone numbers
- Leicester issue Chelsea apology over Daniel Amartey FA Cup actions
- Armed robbers jailed for robbing, raping pregnant woman
- We pay ‘big money’ taxes and yet they burn our equipment – XtraGold Mining Company
- DCOP Opare Addo vows to take action against Delta Force following his attempted forceful removal from office
- “I’m not proud of it” – referee for Hearts v Sharks game apologises for errors
- ‘The system has failed us again’ – Father of 12-year-old who died due to unavailability of ambulance service
- NDC has done more for healthcare in Ghana than NPP – Sammy Gyamfi responds to Nana Aba Anamoah
- Ayew gives Swansea narrow lead over Barnsley in Championship play-offs
ECOWAS Bank lends $50m to Consolidated Bank Ghana
DCOP Opare Addo recounts chilling account of how he was harassed by members of the Delta Force
Vigilante groups have ventured into ‘galamsey’ and law enforcement – Kwesi Aning
Microsoft board investigated Bill Gates over alleged affair with employee
Final year SHS student allegedly commits suicide at Barkoniaba
Stephen Bernard Donkor: When a chap dies out of unavailability of bed
Disbanding of political party vigilantes was a sham – Kwesi Aning
MP redeems campaign pledge in donating brand new motorcycles
Today’s front pages: Tuesday, May 18, 2021
The law will deal with you if you engage in illegal felling of economic trees- UW Minister
Message from the Morning Man: The Demon Judges
Ghana will enforce Covid-19 restrictions until herd immunity is achieved – Akufo-Addo
Akufo-Addo’s approach to galamsey fight akin to mob justice – NDC
Maritime insecurity remains a big threat-CDS
NPP Women’s Organizer seeks justice for burnt mining equipment