The Executive Director of the Alliance For Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA), Mensah Thompson, has been detained by the Teshie District Police Command in Accra for the publication of false news.
He has been charged with publication of false news after he honoured an invitation by the Police Command.
The Police revealed that the Ghana Armed Forces filed a complaint against him regarding allegations that members of the president’s family travelled with the presidential jet to UK for shopping.
He would be arraigned tomorrow, Thursday, February 10, 2022, at the Kaneshie District Court.
Mr. Thompson allegedly claimed President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo together with his relatives had used the Presidential aircraft of the Ghana Armed Forces for a shopping trip to the United Kingdom in December 2021.
He further alleged that the trip between December 20 to 30 was also joined by the president’s friends.
However, the Ghana Armed Forces denied the claims following which he apologized.