Audio Attachment:A defiant Editor of the Searchlight Newspaper, Mr. Ken Kuranchie has been sentenced to 10 days imprisonment, having been found guilty of criminal contempt by the Supreme Court.
The governing National Democratic Congress's Stephen Atubiga was also sentenced to three days imprisonment for the same offence.
Delivering the judgment, the President of the nine-member panel, hearing the Presidential Election Petition, Justice William A. Atuguba said Mr. Kuranchie did not show any remorse over comments considered offensive by the court.
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Jul 11, 2013 15-19
it is good decision for the court but we should not forget that people have rite to speak their mine.
Jul 05, 2013 11-24
Wow! Great nation..........may Allah bless and protect our home land Ghana. Good work done supreme court.
Jul 03, 2013 8-48
Mr. Ken Kuranchie imprisonment for10 days is a good start