30 NDC protestors picked up at EC office granted bail after top lawyers storm court

30 NDC protestors picked up at EC office granted bail after top lawyers storm court

- The NDC protestors who were picked up by police following a demonstration at the EC office have been bailed

- Reports have it that top lawyers from the party went to the defence of the protestors

- Some NDC party faithful stormed the office of the EC to protest the declaration of President Akufo-Addo as winner of the December 7 polls

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The 30 National Democratic Congress party faithful who were picked up by police on December 17, 2020, for protesting at the office of the EC have been granted bail.

In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh on the Facebook page of Madina MP-elect, Lawyer Francis-Xavier Sosu, the protestors appeared before court and were granted bail there.

Many top party lawyers including the Madina MP-elect were seen at the Ajabeng court in Accra as they went to the aid of their comrades.

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30 NDC protestors picked up at EC office granted bail after top lawyers storm court

30 NDC protestors picked up at EC office granted bail after top lawyers storm court. Source: Lawyer Francis Xavier Sosu
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It appears Lawyer Francis-Xavier Sosu led the team of lawyers who represented the 30 NDC protestors in the court.

After deliberations, the court granted all 30 people involved bail and adjourned the case to January 25, 2020, when they are all expected to appear before the court.

Lawyer Sosu was seen engaging with the media following the release of the NDC faithful who stormed the head office of Ghana's Electoral Commission to protest the declaration of President Akufo-Addo as the president-elect following the December 7, 2020, general election.

The protestors were picked up for burning tires and pelting stones at security personnel who had been deployed to maintain law and order in the area.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that former president John Dramani Mahama has been spotted in a video visiting some National Democratic Congress protestors who were arrested on December 17, 2020.

In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh, Mr John Mahama who was coming from the funeral of Ato Mould, went to check up on some party faithful who had been picked up by police.

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Those arrested, numbering about 30, were rounded up by security personnel after they stormed the offices of the Electoral Commission to protest the outcome of the December 7, 2020 elections.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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