Assin North MP granted bail, pleads not guilty to all charges

The Member of Parliament for Assin North, James Gyakye Quayson, has been granted a self-recognizance bail of GH¢100,000 bail, with one surety.

The legislator has also been ordered to deposit his passport with the Registry of the trial Court; Criminal Court 3 Division of the High Court.

He pleaded not guilty to the charges of deceit of public officer, forgery of passport or travel certificate, knowingly making a false statutory declaration, perjury, and false declaration for office.


The presiding judge, Justice Mary Maame Ekua Nsenkyire, had earlier said the court was unable to grant the MP a self-recognizance bail, due to the nature of the case.

The court further ordered the Prosecution to file all disclosures within three weeks.

The accused person is also to file responses and witness statements he intends to rely on should a prima facie case be made against him.

By: Rainbowradioonline.com/Ghana

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