Court orders probe into age of demonstrator

By PrimeNewsGhana

An Accra Circuit Court has ordered a probe to determine the age of one of the Togolese nationals arrested for the unlawful demonstrations in Accra recently at  the Police hospital.

The court did not take the plea of Mumuni Jawal, an alleged minor, when, he appeared in court on Monday.

Counsel for the accused had prayed the court to grant Jawal bail but the court refused the application, saying “it will grant the bail upon the outcome of the Police report on Friday, November 17.”

The counsel told the court that the accused person was 11 years old and being a minor presented his guardian, who would stand surety for him.

The accused persons are Gbandi Muda, Attati Yao, Kodjo Larbi, Suweba Alhassan, Fuseina Dzagba, Itchoko Matey, Najowa Masawudu, Selina Abubakar, Ndu Shaibu, Mawan Alhassan, Ayiba Kodjo Bruno, Haruna Amiriyao, Faredu Ali, Razak Salifu and Ichadjeri Awal.

The rest are Aziz Fuseini, Alhassan Issah, Alormasor Adi, Issaka Shaban, Dodoye Yaw Worlassi, Abdul Karim Ibrahim, Mubarak Abudu, Abdulai Latif, Jibril Mohammed and Issaka Alilu.

The substantial case has been adjourned to November 30.