- Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang is calling for Kennedy Ohene Agyapong to be given the same punishment as Montie 3
- She said if Kennedy Agyapong is not given that punishment, it is more or less selective application of the law
- She expressed worry that a refusal to do so may lead to corruption
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Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang is calling for Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, to be given the same punishment that was meted out to the Montie 3.
According to a KasapaFM report, she said, if Kennedy Agyapong is not given that punishment, it is more or less selective application of the law, which she believes adds up to corruption.
Her comments come after the Assin Central legislator issued an apology for his harsh comments to members of the judiciary.
Speaking at a meeting with some civil society organisations, Professor Opoku-Agyemang stated that the law must be fairly applied just as happened in the ‘Montie 3’ case.
In 2016, the ‘Montie 3’, made up of Salifu Maase (alias Mugabe), Alistair Nelson, and Ako Gunn were jailed for contempt of court.
They had threatened to rape the Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood and kill other judges who sat on a case brought against the Electoral Commission (EC) ahead of the 2016 elections.
By presiding over the case brought against the EC, the three said the judges wanted to foment trouble in the country and that if the 2016 elections turned violent, they knew the homes of judges and would “finish them”.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported Member of Parliament for the Assin Central constituency, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, has apologized for his verbal attacks on the Chief justice, judges and the Magistrates Association of Ghana.
His apology came after he was invited by the judges to explain why he should not be punished for contempt of court.
In the apology, which was published in the dailies, as sighted by YEN.com.gh on 3news.com, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong explained his reason for the outburst at the judges.
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