Kaneshie District Court has granted bail to Broadcast Journalist Kwabena Bobie Ansah in the sum of GHc50, 000 with two sureties.
This was after pleading not guilty to two counts of publication of false news and offensive conduct Conducive to the breach of peace.
He was represented by Victor Kwadjoga Adawudu, Theophilus Donkor and Edudzie Tamakloe.
According to EIB Network’s Court Correspondent Murtala Inusah three of his accomplices, Edwin Tamakloe, Kwame Kwakye and Eugene, all at large.
But, the prosecution indicated they know how to get them.
The court presided over by His Worship Oheneba Kuffour has been adjourned to Mach 14, 2022.
According to the brief facts of the case presentd by Chief Inspector Teye Okufo, the accused person, Kwabena Bobie Ansah, is a radio presenter at an Accra based FM station.
He said, sometime in January, 2022, police received a report concerning a video circulating on social media to the effect that the 1st and 2nd Ladies of the Republic of Ghana, Her Excellency Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addoand Her ExcellencyMrs. Samira Bawumia respectively have fraudulently acquired and /or granted for themselves.
The State lands he said are at AU village, and around the Kotoka International Airport, Accra for the construction of the “Rebecca Foundation”, a Non Governmental Project.
The prosecutor said the Police commence investigations into the alleged publication by the accused person and his accomplices, Edwin Tamakloe, Kwame Kwakye and Eugene, all at large.
The prosecutor said the Police obtained the said video to assist in investigations.
He noted that, the accused person was invited on several occasions but he failed to honour the invitations. Thus, on 10th February, 2022, accused person was arrested.
“Investigations so far revealed that the publication by the accused person and his accomplices is false. Efforts are underway to arrest the accomplices to assist in investigations.”