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Politics of Sunday, 9 June 2024



Ato Forson trial: Kpebu accuses trial judge of travesty of justice in dismissal of mistrial application

Martin Kpebu Martin Kpebu

Martin Kpebu, a private legal practitioner, has criticized the trial judge, Justice Efia Serwah Asare-Botwey, for rushing to dismiss the application for a mistrial in the Ato Forson case without fully listening to the arguments of the defense lawyers.

Kpebu described the judge's actions as a "travesty of justice" and expressed hope that the applicants may receive justice from another forum.

The judge had dismissed the application and also advised Attorney-General Godfred Dame to recuse himself from the case, citing potential bias.

Kpebu's comments highlight concerns about the fairness and transparency of the trial.

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