Obinim escapes jail as Kaneshie District Court discharges him in forgery case

Obinim escapes jail as Kaneshie District Court discharges him in forgery case

- Angel Obinim has been discharged by an Accra District Court

- It follows the withdrawal of the charges leveled against him by the prosecutors

- He has been charged for forgery

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Information gathered by indicates that an Accra District Court discharged Daniel Obinim after the forgery case brought against him was dropped.

Angel Obinim was charged with conspiracy to publish false news and forgery.

Obinim escapes jail as Kaneshie District Court discharges him in forgery case
Obinim escapes jail as Kaneshie District Court discharges him in forgery case
Source: UGC

Facing trial with one Kwame Otchere, the founder and the leader of the International God’s Way Chapel pleaded not guilty to the charges leveled against him.

In a report sighted by on, the court discharged Obinim after the prosecution led by Detective Sergeant Richard Amoah informed it that the state wished to withdraw the charges against the accused persons.

The court presided by Her Worship Rosemond Agyiri subsequently struck out the case as withdrawn and discharged the accused persons.

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Background: Obinim was arrested by the police on the night of Tuesday, May 19, 2020, in his church.

He allegedly faked a heart complication and was rushed to the hospital instead of the police station.

He was later discharged by the hospital and was finally taken to the Odorkor police station where he was arraigned before court.

Obinim was then slapped with two charges, publication of false news and forgery of documents.

In other news, Andrews Kudzo Vortia says the 90-day sentence handed Rosemond Alade Brown, popularly known as Akuapem Poloo, was “not harsh.”

“Never, it wasn’t harsh, the judge was within her limit,” Vortia who’s the lawyer for Poloo told GHOne TV’s Serwaa Amihere on Wednesday.

Poloo was granted bail on Wednesday pending an appeal in the sum of GHc80, 000 with two sureties.

She is to report to the case investigator every two weeks as well as deposit her passport with the registrar of the court.

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Vortia filed the notice for the appeal and application for bail on Monday, April 19, 2021.

The Criminal Division of the Accra High Court heard the bail application.

In an earlier report, Vortia said the actress’ case was bad.

As a result, he said Poloo was advised to plead guilty, departing from an earlier not guilty plea.

“When we were at the case management case stage, we evaluated all the evidence against her (pictorial) in the witness statement and we realized that we don’t have a good case,” Vortia told the media.

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Mohammed Awal Mohammed Awal holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies (Journalism) at the Ghana Institute of Journalism. He has worked in print and online media with Ghanaian-based The Chronicle newspaper, Starr FM and US-based online portable, He also had brief stints with Africafeeds.

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