- Emmanuel Ajarfor Abugri, an editor at ModernGhana has been slapped with three charges
- He would soon appear before a court to answer to the charges
- This comes after he reported himself to the police on July 4, 2019
An editor at ModernGhana, Emmanuel Ajarfor Abugri, has been charged with stealing, conspiracy to steal and unauthorized access to electronic records.
Abugri, who reported himself to the police on Thursday, July 4, 2019, would therefore be put before court to answer to the charges.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that people who identified themselves as officials from the National Security arrested Abugri, together with Emmanuel Britwum, on Thursday, June 27, 2019.
The office of the National Security later released a statement, which explained the reason behind the arrest of the journalists.
Citinewsroom.com reports that while Britwum was released the day after the arrests, Ajarfor was detained until Saturday, June 29, 2019, when he was released.
Abugri later alleged that while in custody, they were subjected to physical abuse and torture.
As a result, a number of civil society organizations and individuals the National Security Agency over the incident especially as it adds to the tall list of allegations of torture levelled against the agency by other suspects in different cases.
In other news, President Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, July 4, 2019, cut the sod for the construction of a $100 million military housing project.
YEN.com.gh understands that the Ghana Military Academy is also set to undergo reconstruction.
The project would be completed in thirty-six (36) months and would include 176 two-bedroom flats, 160 two-bedroom half compound house, 1 military hostel with 240 self-contained rooms and 1 platoon commanders’ block, containing four two-bedroom flats
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