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Suame NDC Youth Organizer granted GHC50K bail

By Vincent Ashitey
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The Circuit Court in Asokwa in the Ashanti Region has granted bail to the Suame Youth Organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koampa Razak Avoliya.

He has been charged with offensive conduct over his public comments which police say amounted to inciting political violence.

He has been released on bail to the sum of GHC50,000 cedis with two sureties.

With Five lawyers to his side, the defendants argued their client had been a long-standing politician for the past 12 years with no criminal record.

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They further reiterated; Razak bore no risk of jumping bail considering that he submitted himself to the police in the company of executives of the NDC.

Lead Counsel Lawyer Evans Amankwah commended the court for upholding the position of the defense and granting their plea.

The prosecution led by Director of Legal and Prosecution of the Ashanti Region Police command, ACP Kofi Blagodzie would not object to the position of the defendants.

He however assured the court he had the right arsenals to prosecute the accused when case management conference commences.

National Organizer of the NDC, Joseph Yamin contended the party was still at a loss why it took two hearings for the court to grant their member bail.

He however charged the teaming party supporters to be present in court to support any member of the party who finds himself in similar positions with the law.

State prosecutors are expected to make their full disclosures of findings to the defendant ahead of the next hearing slated for the 9th of March 2023.