Opuni Trial: Parties to file written submissions on motion to set aside court’s ruling

Opuni Trial: Parties to file written submissions on motion to set aside court’s ruling

An Accra High Court listening to the motion for an order to set aside its personal orders has ordered events within the case to file their written submissions on or before Monday, November 28, 2022. 

The events are to file the submissions concurrently. 

The motion, filed by Dr Stephen Opuni, the previous CEO of COCOBOD, additionally had an software for keep of execution and a referral of article 139(1c), 145(5) of the 1992 Constitution for interpretation by the Supreme Court under article 132 of the Constitution and citing the inherent jurisdiction. 

The Court on November 14, 2022, dismissed a motion filed by Dr Opuni to perpetually injunct the trial choose from additional listening to the case citing article 145 (2a) of the Constitution. 

Dr Opuni and Mr Agongo are dealing with 27 expenses, together with defrauding by false pretences, willfully inflicting monetary loss to the State, money laundering, and corruption by public officer in contravention of the Public Procurement Act. 

They have both pleaded not responsible to the fees and are on a GH¢300,000.00 self-recognisance bail, each. 

The Court presided over by Justice Clemence Jackson Honyenuga, a Supreme Court Justice, sitting as an extra High Court Judge said he had read the motion filed by Counsel for Dr Opuni, affidavits in help filed by Counsel for Agongo and affidavits in opposition by the prosecution and that it was obligatory for the events to file their written submissions. 

He said taking into consideration the delay in serving paperwork in courtroom, the case had been adjourned to December 1, 2022.  

Mr Emmanuel Kumadi, holding temporary for Benson Nutsukpui for Agongo, was served in open courtroom with affidavits in opposition filed by the prosecution.  

The Counsel additionally served the prosecution with its copy of affidavits in help of the motion. 

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