Media Must Speak Against Arrest Of Journalists – Murtala Mohammed

Media Must Speak Against Arrest Of Journalists – Murtala Mohammed

 

 

The Member of Parliament for Tamale Central, Ibrahim Murtala Mohammed, has also condemned the arrest of Accra FM Journalist, Kwabena Bobie Ansah. Murtala Mohammed said the arrest is part of a grand scheme by the government to gag the media. I also expect you journalists to be the loudest in speaking out against this

 

 

Police state that the government is also attempting to create, he said. For me, I see it as a deliberate attempt to gag the media. They haven’t been able to gag us as NDC and some civil society organisations. The only weapon left for them is to use the state apparatus to cower all of us into submission, the MP said. Kwabena

 

 

Bobie Ansah was arrested for the publication of false news and offensive conduct on Thursday evening. He has since been granted GH¢50,000 cedis bail with two sureties. The Kaneshie District Court, where the case was heard on Friday, February 11, 2022, adjourned to March 14, 2022. According to the facts of the case as

 

 

presented by the Police, Kwabena Bobie Ansah on the January 1, 2022, accused the First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo and Second Lady, Mrs. Samira Bawumia of giving themselves state lands at AU Village, around the Kotoka International Airport for the construction of the Rebecca Foundation.