Accra FM’s Bobie Ansah was arrested for publication of false news – Police

The Accra Regional Police Command says they arrested Accra100.5FM’s Bobie Ansah on Thursday, February, 10, 2022 in connection with an alleged case of publication of false news and offensive conduct.

According to the Police, the arrest of the journalist became necessary after he allegedly turned down several invitations from the Police to him and others involved in the case to assist with investigation.

Bobie Ansah, host of the citizen show was arrested by security operatives after he ended his show at about 10:00pm. 

He was picked up and taken to the Nima Police Station and later transferred to the striking force.

He becomes the third journalist to be arrested in the past month.

His follows Captain Smart of Onua TV who was also arrested for some utterances he had made on TV, and is currently facing trial for alleged extortion and Power FM’s Oheneba Boamah Bennie, who is in jail for two weeks and fined GHS3,000 for contempt of court, in a case in which he allegedly made false claims against President Akufo-Addo and the justices of the Supreme Court in relation to the 2020 election petition. 


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