BNI releases Muntie FM panellists who threatened to kill judges

BNI releases Muntie FM panellists who threatened to kill judges

The Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) has released Alistair Nelson and Godwin Ako Gunn, after they were arrested on Sunday for threatening on Muntie FM to kill judges, according to a report by ghanapoliticsonline.com.

NDC Communicator Godwin Ako Gunn reportedly told BNI investigators that he was not on the programme when the alleged threats were made.

Alistair Nelson, on the other hand, apologised for his conduct.

The two were said to have been threatened to kill the judges over what they said was the unfair posturing of the Supreme Court in the Abu Ramadan versus Electoral Commission (EC) case.

“If this country collapses, we will start from the homes of those who say it should collapse. I’ve told you and God has also opened the way. These judges who are trying to put oxygen in the raging fire. I know all their houses, I know where the judges live in Accra here, I can show you. I know their quarters, the Supreme Court Judges, I also know the high court judges. If they dare, they should bring something, it will start in their residences, in their neighbourhoods.

“When we finish them, then it’s over, then we come and govern our country because they don’t wish this country well so they have to go; when we say farewell to them, then those of us who wish well for this country can hold on to the country and govern this country, so you, they should sit there and think because they are supreme court judges, they can do anything,” Alistair Nelson was quoted as saying on the radio programme.

The remarks provoked public outrage, with the Media Foundation for Africa condemning them and the Ghana Bar Association calling for police action.

It is not immediately clear if the two will be charged and processed for court.

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