Gregory Afoko challenges State’s Nolle prosequi

Gregory Afoko

Lawyers for Gregory Afoko have filed an application at the Supreme Court regarding the nolle prosequi filed by the state following the arrest of Asabke Alangdi.

Afoko is standing trial for the death of New Patriotic Party Upper East Regional Chairman Adams Mahama.

At the District Court on Tuesday, lawyers revealed that they filed the application at the apex court on Monday.

But the court said it did not have a copy and therefore gave them three days to put their house in order.

The case was adjourned to Monday, February 18.

The Attorney-General in January this filed a nolle prosequi to discontinue the trial of Gregory Afoko, the man accused of killing Alhaji Adams Mahama.

The nolle prosequi followed the arrest of Asabke Alangdi, the other accused person in the trial, in Ivory Coast last Friday
Alangdi had been at large since the death of Alhaji Mahama on May 2015 at Bolgatanga.

The Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, announced the arrest of Alangdi at a press briefing in Accra on Monday, January 28, 2019.

Source: Ghana/

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