Accra, March 25, GNA – The Court docket of Attractiveness has unanimously
acquitted and discharged Dr. Nana Owusu Ensaw, the 3rd accused person who was
getting held with four many others in relationship with the 4 million dollar Pegasus
machine obtained by the Countrywide Conversation Authority (NCA).
Nana Ensaw a previous NCA board member went to the Court docket of
Attraction (CA) to problem the ruling of the Superior Court docket, which directed him and
four other folks to open their defence in the four million greenback Pegasus device
He was to open up his defence in regard of two rates out of
the 6 particularly conspiracy to steal and thieving.
The a few member panel of the Court docket of Enchantment presided about
by Mr Justice Victor Ofoe observed that from the facial area of the records prior to them,
the Significant Court did not establish a prima facie case against Nana Ensaw and the
Higher Court docket misapplied the regulation, when it dominated that he need to open up his defence.
“The prison enchantment succeeds and the purchase of the Superior Court
directed to you to open up your defence in regard of the Rely three and 14 is
in this article by dismissed,” it dominated.
Meanwhile, the Superior Court docket presided above by Mr Justice Eric
Kyei Baffour has preset May well 12 this year to provide its judgement in respect of
the substantive trial.
The other accused individuals in the substantive demo are:
Eugene Baffour Bonnie, previous Board Chairman of NCA, William Tetteh Tevie,
previous Director General of NCA, Alhaji Mimina Osman, a former Deputy Countrywide
Safety Coordinator and George Derick Oppong, a businessman and Director of
Infraloc Advancement Confined.
The accused persons have variously been charged with
thieving, using general public workplace for general public get, willfully resulting in fiscal reduction
to the condition in respect of the invest in of the cybersecurity gear really worth
4 million pounds in the year 2016.
They have denied the rates and are now on bail.
This report in the beginning appeared on:https://ghananewsagency.org/human-desire/court-of-enchantment-acquits-previous-nca-board-member-166093