Accra FM’s Bobie Ansah granted GHS50,000 bail

Accra FM Presenter, Kwabena Bobie Ansah has been granted GHS50,000 bail by the Kaneshie Circuit Court.

The host of the Citizen Show pleaded not guilty to the charges of publication of false news and offensive conduct.

The case has been adjourned to 14 March 2022.

Bobie Ansah, host of the citizen show was arrested by security operatives Thursday night after he ended his show at about 10:00pm.

Bobbie Ansah is believed to have been arrested for his criticisms against the Akufo-Addo government.

He is the third broadcaster to have been harassed by state security agencies in recent times.

Captain Smart of Onua TV and Power FM’s Oheneba Boamah Bennie have been recently encountered the police over their opposition to some government policies and harsh criticisms against the NPP Administration.

Oheneba Boamah Bennie was jailed on Tuesday following claims he made against President Akufo-Addo after the 2020 elections were declared.

Some human right advocates have condemned the use of state security to harass critical media outlets and  journalists.

US-based Ghanaian law professor, Kwaku Asare has criticised such acts by the state, saying it breeds culture of silence.



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