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Power FM presenter arrested for insulting Akufo-AddoOheneba Boamah Bennie of Power FM has been detained by the police over a series of threats on Akufo-Addo.

Oheneba Boamah Bennie, a presenter with Power FM
 Oheneba Boamah Bennie, a presenter with Power FM

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  • “The suspect is being held for allegedly insulting and issuing series of threats to the President of the Republic of Ghana and Commander in Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in a video which he shared on his Facebook page. The suspect has been detained in police custody, pending further action.”

A radio presenter with Power FM, Oheneba Boamah Bennie, was on Monday arrested for allegedly issuing a series of threats on the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the police confirmed in a statement.

Boamah, co-host of Inside Politics Show on Accra-based Power FM, was invited for questioning at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Monday, but was subsequently detained over threats he issued during a Facebook live interaction after Election 2020 results went in favour of Akufo-Addo.

“The suspect, 36 years old has been cautioned on the offences of Offensive Conduct Conducive to Breaches of the Peace and Publication of False News contrary to sections 207 and 208(1) respectively, of the Criminal and Other Offences Act 1960 (Act 29),” the police said in a statement after questioning him.

It added: “The suspect is being held for allegedly insulting and issuing series of threats to the President of the Republic of Ghana and Commander in Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in a video which he shared on his Facebook page. The suspect has been detained in police custody, pending further action.”


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