- An Accra Circut Court has acquitted Dr. Dominic Kwame Obeng Andoh of all charges brought against him
- The popular cosmetic surgeon was arraigned before court for practicing without a license last year
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The embattled medical doctor and owner of the Obengfo Hospital in Accra, Dr Dominic Kwame Obeng-Andoh has been set free by the Accra Circuit Court IV.
The court acquitted the doctor on charges of being an unregistered practitioner and operating an unlicensed health facility.
According to the presiding judge, Mr Emmanuel Essandoh, the court did not find the accused culpable because of the way the charges were framed by the prosecution.
The judge, in a 100-page ruling, explained that the charges were lumped together instead of separating them, adding that they were also inconsistencies in the evidence given by the prosecution witnesses.
He added that due to that, the charges were discredited and insufficient, leaving the court unconvinced.
Judge Essandoh further rebuked the prosecution saying there was no document to corroborate the offense of failure to operate without a license.
On his part, the lawyer for Dr. Obengfo noted that the ruling by the court was decisive and extensive.
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The Medical and Dental Council during its routine monitoring in July 2015, received information that Dr Obeng-Andoh had failed to renew his annual license to practice and to operate the private facility.
Armed with this information, the Council made a complaint with the police which led to his arrest on December 28, 2016.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that following the Sex for Grades documentary by BBC Africa Eye, some Ghanaians have taken to Twitter to mock Ransford Gyampo, a Ghanaian professor busted in the exposé.
Professor Gyampo, who is a lecturer at the Political Science department and the Head of the European Studies at the University of Ghana, was captured in the investigative piece by BBC Africa Eye.
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