Minority MPs demo: Court adjourns case to January 19

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National Democratic Congress Members of Parliament who were charged with unlawful assembly contrary to section 202 of the Criminal Offences Act and sections 1, 2 and 9 of the Public Order Act have had their case adjourned by an Accra Circuit Court.

The MPs are Haruna Iddrisu, Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka, Samuel George, John Abdulai Jinapor, Rockson Defiamekpor, Ras Mubarak, Mutawakilu Adam, Ebenezer Okletey Terlabi, Dr Kwabena Donkor, A.B. Fuseini and Kwabena Minta Akando.

The rest are Yusif Issaka Jaja, Isaac Adongo, Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah, James Klutse Avedzi, James Agalga, Collins Dauda, Abdul Rashi Pelpuo, Richard Quashigah and Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings.

Meanwhile, the Deputy General Secretary of the party, Peter Boamah Otokunor, is also charged with the same offence.

When the case was called in court on Monday, January 4, 2021 the MPs were not in court.

The Court presided over by Madam Priscilla Mireku, then adjourned the matter to January 19, 2021.

Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Evan Kesse said all the accused persons were members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC).

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