Media General’s Natalie Fort has sued celeb gossip web site, GhanaCelebrities.com and six some others for defamation.
In the defamation go well with filed at the Accra Significant Court in opposition to GhanaCelebrities, YenGhana, GhanaWeb, GHPage, GhanaSlayers, NetbuzzAfrica and Peace FM On the net, Natalie Fort is inquiring that the court should restrain the on the internet portals from further more publishing the defamatory words.
The writ of summons issued on September 4, 2019 from an Accra Substantial Court is an motion taken in reaction to a defamatory publication published on July 15, 2019 by GhanaCelebrities web site.
The publication wrote that the Information Anchor and Journalist was “pregnant for four married males together with an NPP Politician”.
The publication was later republished by added on the web information outlets, some of which revealed their have slant to the first defamatory tale.
The defamatory publications further indicated that “Natalie Fort jointly with her family were resorting to elimination by tough strategies to pin the being pregnant on a male who is considered as most generous. With her family placing ahead reports that the newborn should be given a two bedroom property, and her mother a outfits line”.
It is noticed that the publication and republications by several media outlets in Ghana was with the intention of detrimental the Information Anchor’s hugely held community picture.
It is as a outcome of this that GhanaSlayers.com, 72 hrs soon after publishing the first publication and 42 hrs soon after Natalie Fort’s formal response, contacted her pleading to be excused, and subsequently released an apology acknowledging that the publication has tainted her picture.
The promises versus GhanaCelebrities and the six extra information portals include things like damages, like specific, aggravated and exemplary damages for libel, an instruction restraining them from even more publishing the defamatory words and phrases, an get for the elimination or deletion of the defamatory content material, and any other aid as the Justice of the circumstance may perhaps look suit.
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