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13 Delta Force members’ case adjourned again

A Kumasi Circuit Court in the Ashanti Region has adjourned to August 8, 2017 the case involving thirteen (13) members of pro- New Patriotic Party (NPP) vigilante group, Delta Force. A representative for the prosecutor in the case, C/Inspt, Hannah Acheampong, pleaded with the court presided over by Her Honor Mary Nsenkyire for an adjournment because the prosecutor, ACP Okyere ...

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Police to reopen Delta Force court raiders’ case

The Ashanti Regional Police Command says it has commenced an operation to reopen investigations, and possibly re-arrest members of the pro New Patriotic Party (NPP) vigilante group, Delta Force, who freed thirteen of their colleagues  who were standing trial in open court. The eight suspects, who were standing trial for the offense, were set free for lack of evidence against ...

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Delta Force 8 can’t be re-arrested – Lawyer

The Lawyer for the eight Delta Force members in the Ashanti Region who were freed recently after they allegedly raided a Kumasi court has insisted that his clients cannot be re-arrested over the same crime. The lawyer, Mathew Appiah’s comment comes on the back of several calls from especially members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) for a possible ...

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Delta Force 8: Gov’t taking us for fools – Sulemana Braimah

The decision by the Principal State Attorney to drop charges against 8 members of pro-NPP vigilante group, Delta Force who were standing trial for storming a court and freeing some of their members is insulting, the Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa, Sulemana Braimah has suggested. He said the decision showed that government was taking Ghanaians for ...

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We’re surprised but happy with AG’s decision – Delta Force lawyer

Lawyer of the embattled Delta Force members, who were standing trial for storming a Kumasi court and freeing some of their members in lawful custody, has said that he was surprised by the AG’s decision to drop charges again his clients. He said he was nonetheless excited they were freed since it confirmed his long-held view that they were innocent. ...

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Delta Force court raiders’ case adjourned to May 17  

The case of the eight members of the pro-New Patriotic Party vigilante group, Delta Force, has been adjourned to 17th of May 2017. The eight are facing trial at the Kumasi Circuit Court 2, for disturbing a court session, resisting arrest, and freeing the 13 Delta Force members who were in lawful custody. The prosecutor, ACP Okyere Darko, on Tuesday, pleaded ...

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8 Delta Force court raiders granted bail

Eight members of the pro-New Patriotic Party (NPP)  vigilante group, Delta Force, who appeared before a court on the 10th of April for allegedly assisting 13 of their members to escape remand from court, have been granted bail by a Kumasi High Court. The bail conditions are GHc 10,000 each with two sureties, and they are also to report to the police ...

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Punishment for Delta Force escapees too soft – Ablakwa

The punishment issued to the 13 Delta Force members for escaping from court custody is not harsh enough, according to the Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa. In a Citi News interview, the MP argued that, the unprecedented nature of the crime and the international embarrassment that came with it, warranted sanctions that would serve as a ...

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8 Delta Force members remanded over court raid

The eight Delta Force members arrested for allegedly sparking the confusion at the Kumasi Circuit Court, leading to the escape of 13 of their own who were arraigned, have been remanded to reappear before the court on April 18, 2017. Citi News’ Lauretta Timah reported that, the eight were accompanied by tight security comprising a SWAT team from Accra and ...

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Nana Addo fully responsible for Delta Force attack – NDC

The National Democratic Congress (NDC), wants President Nana Akufo-Addo to take full responsibility for the Delta Force’s “barbaric” attack on the Kumasi circuit court that led to the escape of 13 detained persons from the custody of the court. The 13 escaped after other members of the vigilante group forcibly entered the court on Thursday, where they were being tried ...

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