We are not afraid to punish you – Judge tells Kennedy Agyapong

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Justice of the High Court Amos Wuni has sent out a strong warning to Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Hon. Kennedy Agyapong and the general public that his court will not hold back in punishing anyone who attempts to scandalise his court.

Judge Amos Wuni made these pronouncements during the adjournment of the case of contempt involving Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Hon. Kennedy Agyapong .

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Hon. Kennedy Agyapong failed to show up in court on Monday following an order from the High Court Judge. he gave the excuse that he was unaware of any such order.

Lawyers of Kennedy AGyapong have filed a new motion demanding that Judge Amos Awuni be made to stop hearing the case.

According to them, the Judge Awuni does not have the jurisdiction to hear the matter since he’s not the Judge the MP offended.

Justice Amos Awuni dismissed the motion saying that by law nothing stops his court from proceeding with the hearing of the case.

He said, “This court is however fortified in the continuing proceedings by the decision of the Supreme Court in the case of republic v fast track high court ex parte Daniel where his lordship Prof Kludze JSC stated ex-cathedra that “a motion for an order of prohibition does not come within the ambit of 130 (2) and the fast track high court is perfectly within the law to continue with its proceedings until and unless there is an order from a higher court. That being the case, this court will continue with proceedings until so ordered to suspend.”

 

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