Harry Zakour, Director of Montie FM
As ordered by the Supreme Court, The ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Zeze Media Operators of Montie FM network Broadcasting Limited and on Thursday paid their fines.
According the sources, the fines amounted a total of GHC 90,000.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday punished Salifu Maase aka Mugabe, a host at the NDC connected radio station and 2 panelists Godwin Ako Gunn and Alistair Nelson, to a 4 month prison term. They were also fined GHC 10,000 failure to pay at the end of Thursday July 28, would have concerned additional one month prison term.
The threesomes were found guilty of horrifying the court, disobeying and pull down the authority of the Supreme Court and taking it into dishonor.
Alistair and Ako Gunn on June 29, cautioned judges of Ghana’s highest court to be careful of their behavior in the case relating the Electoral Commission and also Mr Abu Ramadan if they did not want to suffer the fate of the 3 members of the bench who were gunshot to death and were burnt on June 30, 1982 in the period of the Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC).
Though, the owners of the station were all found guilty of disapproval and were fined GHc30, 000, to be given to the court by end of day on Thursday or face a jail term of one month.
In an interview with the media onThursday evening, Lawyer Edudzi Tamekloe, Counsel for Salifu Maase aka Mugabe, confirmed that they both the owners of the station and the NDC party have accordingly paid the fines.
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