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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Kennedy Agyapong Granted Bail...STILL In BNI Custody

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Beleaguered Member of Parliament of Assin North, Kennedy Agyapong, has been granted bail.

A Human Rights Court granted him bail this morning, Thursday, April 19 with two sureties in the sum of GH¢ 200,000, but the treason charges leveled against him still holds.

He was released on bail based on health grounds and because he is a Member of Parliament. The court also held that the police cannot re-arrest him until he appears in court on the 24th of April.

The NPP firebrand is reported to have high blood pressure following his three-day detention in Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) cells.

The magistrate, Patricia Quansah, who was supposed to handle the case, however, declined to proceed stating her jurisdiction does not extend to cases of such magnitude.

The NPP MP has been charged with three counts of treason, treason felony and attempted genocide.

Source: Peacefmonline.com

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