Council of state receives petition to free Montie trio

Council of state receives petition to free Montie trio

The chief of staff at the presidency, Julius Debrah, has presented to the council of state petitions received in respect of the incarceration of three persons for contempt of court on behalf of President John Mahama.

Presenting the petitions to the chairperson of the council, Cecilia Johnson, Julius Debrah reveals the president's final decision to free the Montie trio rests  on the advice of the council.

READ ALSO: Nana Addo to solve Ghana’s greatest problem. Promises to fix dumsorThe petitions were received from lawyers of the jailed Montie Presenter, Salifu Maase, and his two guests, Ako Gunn and Alistair Nelson who have been jailed for four months by the supreme court, and a civil society group, research & advocacy platform. The trio were jailed for scandalising the court.

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