The National Democratic Congress's (NDC) National Organizer, Mr. Kofi Adams, has responded to critics who've compared the relatively recent case involving the Delta Force, and that of the notorious Montie trio.
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According to Mr. Adams, acts of political violence and lawlessness perpetrated by the Delta Force, a group affiliated with the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), were much worse compared to comments made by three pro-NDC activists.
Last year the case where two radio panelist, and the station's proprietor gained infamy when panelists made threatening statements against supreme court judges.
“It will start in their residences, I’m telling you, in their neighborhood. When we finish them, then it will be over. Then we will come and rule our nation because they don’t wish the nation well,” one's reported to have said.
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This prompted a summons of the three by the supreme court, which intended give the three a chance to give the court reasons why they should not be held in contempt.
The trio were later given custodial sentences, although then President Mahama ended up pardoning them following the submission of a petition asking him to do so , and allegedly pressure from NDC supporters.
Speaking on 3FM’s Sunrise on Thursday, April 13th, Mr. Adams opined that the case of the Montie 3's pardon was a legal, and constitutional one. He pointed out that no one has ever been incarcerated because they submitted a petition.
“Has anybody been punished for petitioning the president to free the Montie 3?” he asked.
On the other hand, Mr. Kofi Adams stated that the besieging of a court of law was a crime.
“So the two are not the same at all,” he said. “One is a crime.”