CONFIRMED: Actress Nana Ama McBrown To Appear In Accra Circuit Court Today

Nana Ama McBrown to appear in court
Nana Ama McBrown to appear in court today

Confirmed information reaching The BBC Ghana has it that an Accra Circuit Court will on today, March 25, start the trial of Lawrence Nana Asiamah Hanson, aka, Bulldog, who allegedly threatened President Akufo-Addo in a video telecast on air.

As such, Ghanaian actress Nana Ama Agyemang Mcbrown, who is the host of the television program on which Bulldog aired his threat is expected to mount the witness box as a prosecution witness.

Bulldog reportedly said on United Showbiz Show that “The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will not finish his four-year term if he failed to pay customers of an alleged Ponzi scheme by Menzgold.

According to the report from GNA, the Prosecution led by Chief Inspector Simon Apiorsornu, has retaken the plea of Hanson and re-read the facts of the case after amending the charge sheet and the facts.

Hanson has denied the charge of “Offensive conduct to breaches of the peace.”

The Court presided over by Mrs. Evelyn Asamoah, admitted Hanson to his former bail of GH¢70,000.00.

Meanwhile, the accused has been served with disclosures and all the documents prosecution intended to rely on.

This was after a case management conference had been conducted with the accused and the prosecution, agreeing on timelines on which the case would be conducted.

GNA also reports that the new facts as presented by the prosecution were that the complainants in the case are citizens and regular viewers of the UTV program dubbed “United Showbiz,” hosted by Nana Ama Agyemang Mcbrown, which is live every Saturday between the hours of 9:00 pm and 11:00 pm.

The prosecution said on January 9, this year, the program was aired on UTV as usual and the accused was one of the panelists who appeared on the show.

Chief Inspector Apiorsornu said during the program, the issue of Menzgold was raised and Hanson quickly responded that “The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo will not finish his four-year tenure if he failed to pay Menzgold customers.”

The Prosecution said on January 11, this year, the Police intercepted the said video recording on the Facebook page of UTV, which attracted many comments from viewers who watched and heard the accused making those “unguided” comments.

The prosecution said on January 12, this year, Hanson was handed over to the Police by the National Intelligence Bureau for investigations.

He said in the course of the investigations, the Police requested the original video recording from UTV and it was played to the accused and he admitted having made those comments.

The Prosecution said the original video, which was in Twi and English language was forwarded to the Ghana Institute of Languages for transcription and the same was transcribed into the English language.



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