An Accra Circuit Courtroom has sentenced Darison Mohammed Baba to a good of GH¢1,200.00 for intentionally obstructing a single Yaa Dansoa Yeboah from supplying evidence in court docket in default, he would serve 3 months imprisonment in tough labour.
Mohammed experienced before pleaded not guilty to the cost but was found culpable right after the demo and sentenced accordingly.
The Courtroom presided above by Justice Jane Harriet Akweley Quaye, a Substantial Court docket Choose sitting down as an extra Circuit Court Choose listened to that Dansoa is the second prosecution witness at a prison demo titled The Republic versus Joseph Aryeetey and two many others at the Accra Higher Court docket.
Law enforcement Main Inspector Emmanuel Haligah, who held short for Financial and Organised Criminal offense Office (EOCO) said the convict experienced employed text concept to pervert the study course of justice in the case.
He stated Mohammed is one particular of the accused persons standing demo in the case, so, in the system of trial, EOCO gained a criticism from Dansoa that Mohammed by means of a text information had threatened her not to testify in the circumstance.
The prosecution explained this brought on panic in the witness and she refused to seem in advance of the said Court to keep on with her testimony.
He reported upon this realization by the courtroom of the carry out of the convict the Court subpoena the witness but she refused the second time to appear in advance of it until finally a bench warrant was issued for her arrest.