Amakye Dede has sued Enock Nana Yaw Oduro Agyei, known commonly in the audio scene as Trigmatic, for defamation.
In his statement of declare, Amakye Dede whose musical vocation spans above four a long time, said that on Oct 15 this yr, his consideration was drawn to a publication on a site, www.ghgossip.com which reads, “Amakye Dede does not compose his own songs” attributed to Trigmatic.
Eventhough Trigmatic the pursuing working day apologised to Amakye Dede publicly on the identical Zylofon FM and as nicely, unveiled a press assertion, even now Amakye Dede determined to sue him.
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“In their pure and normal which means, the text released by the defendant (Trigmatic) referred to and were comprehended to refer to the plaintiff (Amakye Dede) and they intended and they were being comprehended to indicate (a) that the plaintiff is incapable of producing his possess songs. (b) That plaintiff’s songs are written by an individual else for him to sing or deliver. (c) That plaintiff’s stature and famous status have to be taken with a pinch of salt. (d) That the height, level of popularity and the fame the plaintiff has realized in the songs circles above the decades are not genuine and that the esteem and reverence people hold and have for him as nicely as the country on the plaintiff as an ace and top rated-course musician ought to be reconsidered,” the statement mentioned.
It mentioned quickly the defendant printed his phrases on him (plaintiff) on the website aforesaid, folks from all walks of everyday living begun to phone the plaintiff and sarcastically preferred to know if the he does not create his possess tunes as claimed by the defendant.
According to the assertion, the plaintiff became disturbed from the sarcastic cell phone phone calls he received and is even now disturbed.
It continued that aside from unwell-will, sick-motive, pull-him-down play and a grand scheme to rubbish his achievements, almost nothing else could have enthusiastic the defendant to publish those people text about plaintiff and that defendant intended to defame the plaintiff on the on line system https/www.ghgossip.com.
The assertion claimed that the defendant later confirmed his defamatory publication on Zylofon FM.
It even more said that the on the net platform where by people words and phrases were revealed by the defendant about the plaintiff speaks for itself, getting gossip intake site the place stories, gossip and illicit agenda which journey more rapidly than the sunlight rays are distribute.
It said by the defendant’s publication, his reputation has now turn out to be charged and he has been ridiculed, introducing that the defendant’s words and phrases made use of in his publication have reduced the impression of the plaintiff, reverence and esteem before the right-thinking associates of the society the two locally and internationally.
The statement, on the other hand, declared that for each the defendant’s defamatory publication on the plaintiff, he is possible to have diminished display contracts and minimal attendance to his reveals.
The assertion of claim is seeking the adhering to: (a) A declaration that the defendant’s words and phrases posted of plaintiff are defamatory. (b) Common damages for libel contained in the defendant’s publication indorsed by way of attachment and particularized paragraph 11.
(c) Aggravated damages arising from libel printed by the defendant of the plaintiff to the sum of GH¢1, 000, 000 from the defendant.
(d) Cost, like lawyer’s service fees. (e) Any even more reduction or orders as the court docket may well deem meet.