The Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu has given the reason why they failed appeared before the Accra Circuit Court today January 4, 2021.
According to Haruna Iddrisu, he and his colleague opposition lawmakers who have been sued by the Police have not been served any writ of summons.
He explained that they are only aware of social media invitations however, they do not work with such invitations emanating from social media.
“Let me state that the Minority Leader and members of the NDC in parliament are an integral part and members of the NDC in Parliament and we are law-abiding citizens of Ghana,” he said.
Haruna Iddrisu added, “Regrettably, we don’t respond and we will not respond to social media invitations by the Ghana Police Service.”
“I have not been personally served as is the requirement of the law and many of my colleagues and therefore, I should only be walking to court if there was personal service of that writ of summons.
The minority MPs were dragged to court for failing to notify the Police before they marched to the headquarters of the Electoral Commission (EC) to present a petition to the Commission.
However, the case was called not even one of the MPs was present, not even their lawyers.
The circuit court judge was forced to adjourn the case without a new set date.
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