Man in court for obstructing the Presidential convoy

By PrimeNewsGhana

An Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday granted a bail in the sum of GH¢20,000.00 with a surety to Seth Nana Amowi, who allegedly crossed the Presidential convoy in an attempt to kill himself.

The Court ordered that the surety should be either his father or brother as prayed the Prosecution.

Amowi was charged for crossing the Presidential convoy in an attempt to kill himself, obstruction and offensive conduct.

He has since pleaded not guilty to all the charges and will make his next appearance on September 26.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) George Amegah told the Court presided over by Mr Emmanuel Essandoh that the Prosecution Witnesses are police personnel stationed at the Jubilee House while Amowi was unemployed, living at Nungua, a suburb of Accra.

In his caution statement, he told the police he tried committing suicide as he had failed severally to put his grievances before Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the President.

Briefing the Court, Amowi said he wanted to present a petition to the President on the hardships Ghanaians were going through.

His letter, he said, contained solutions to the Country’s problems such as taxing churches and private cars to raise money to resolve the problems.

Amowi told the judge that several efforts to present the letter had failed including; going to the President’s house, Parliament, Peace FM and finally to the Jubilee House.

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