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Power FM presenter detained for ‘insulting’ Akufo-Addo

A presenter with Accra-based Power FM has been detained by the Police for allegedly insulting President Akufo-Addo.

A police statement said the 36-year-old Oheneba Boamah was picked up Monday.

“The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has on Monday, 14th December 2020 arrested suspect Oheneba Boamah, a radio presenter with Power 97.9 Fm in Accra.

“The suspect, 36 years old has been cautioned on the offenses of Offensive Conduct Conducive to Breaches of the Peace and Publication of False News contrary to sections 207 and 208(1) respectively, of the Criminal and Other Offences Act 1960 (Act 29),” the statement said.

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It added: “The suspect is being held for allegedly insulting and issuing series of threats to the President of the Republic of Ghana and Commander in Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in a video which he shared on his Facebook page. The suspect has been detained in police custody, pending further action”.

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