Baba Jamal secures Appiah Stadium's release (PHOTOS)

Baba Jamal secures Appiah Stadium's release (PHOTOS)

-Appiah Stadium was arrested in Kumasi Tuesday morning for insulting allegedly President Akufo-Addo

-He was transferred to the Police Headquarters in Accra but has now been released

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Baba Jamal secures Appiah Stadium's release (PHOTOS)

Appiah Stadium in handcuffs after being arrested

National Democratic Congress (NDC) activist, Frank Kwaku Appiah popularly known as Appiah Stadium who was arrested for allegedly insulting President Nana Akufo-Addo has been released on bail.

READ ALSO: Appiah sytadium arrested for insulting Akufo-Addo

Information reaching YEN.com.gh indicates that Appiah Stadium was granted bail on Tuesday evening after being transferred to the Police Headquarters in Accra.

Baba Jamal secures Appiah Stadium's release (PHOTOS)

Appiah Stadium (in blue) after he was released

It is understood that, a team of high profile NDC members led by former Member of Parliament (MP) for Akwatia, Baba Jamal, who is a lawyer, secured his release.

Baba Jamal secures Appiah Stadium's release (PHOTOS)

Baba Jamal with Appiah Stadium

Appiah Stadium, a very vocal NDC serial caller in the New Patriotic party (NPP) stronghold of Ashanti, was arrested Tuesday morning by the police in Kumasi for allegedly describing President Akufo-Addo as a drug addict.

READ ALSO: Gabby condemns "unnecessary", "uncool" arrest of Appiah Stadium

His arrest became a subject for intense debate with many condemning it as breach of his right to Free Speech.

General Secretary of the NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, in a radio interview, likened the arrest to the days of Criminal Libel where people could be arrested and prosecuted for expressing their views.

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