Supreme Court orders new judge to preside over Ken Agyapong’s contempt case

Supreme Court orders new judge to preside over Ken Agyapong’s contempt case

- The Supreme Court has directed that a new judge presides over Kennedy Ohene Agyapong

- Justice Amos Wuntah Wuni has been asked to step aside

- The full reason for the decision will be given on October 20, 2020

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The Supreme Court has instructed that a new judge presides over the contempt caseof Assin Central MP, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong.

Justice Amos Wuntah Wuni, a Justice of the Accra High Court, who was presiding over the contempt trial of Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has been prohibited.

Supreme Court orders new judge to preside over Ken Agyapong’s contempt case
MP for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong Source:
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According to the court, it will give its full reason for the decision on October 20, 2020.

However, the trial will not be before Justice Wuni, who had been presiding over the matter since it commenced. in an earlier report stated that Kennedy Agyapong, challenged the High Court's jurisdiction in charging him with contempt charges.

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The wife, Ophelia Hayford, is an Assitant Superintendent of Police (ASP), was reportedly selected by the party at a meeting held on Tuesday, October 13, 2020.

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