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REPUBLIC
V.
ANTHONY ABARYIFA KARBO AND 4 OTHERS EX PARTE; ALFRED AGBESI WOYOME (APPLICANT)

(2016) JELR 69903 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  NO. H3/480/2016 ·  24 Nov 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
KANYOKE J.A. (PRESIDING), LARBI J.A., WELBOURNE (MRS) J.A.

Ratio Decidendi

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WELBOURNE (MRS), J.A.

The Applicant filed a Motion of Notice for contempt of court on 15th July, 2016 with a Return date of 26th July, 2016.

In an affidavit in support, in summary, the Applicant alleged that the 1st Respondent, Anthony Abaryifa Kabo is a Deputy Communication Director and a member of the New Patriotic Party. The 2nd Respondent, Kweku Baako alias Abdul Malik is a Journalist and Editor in Chief of the New Crusading Guide. That 3rd Respondent Despite Company Ltd./Despite Group of Companies are limited liability Companies registered and incorporated in Ghana and the owners of Peace FM and Peacefmonline.com which facilitated encouraged and prompted the 1st and 2nd Respondents in their contumacious conduct referred to in the particulars below.

The 4th Respondent is the Multimedia Group Ltd. a Company registered and incorporated in Ghana which owns myjoyonline.com and Joy FM which is an online internet service and Radio station respectively that aided and abetted the 1st and 2nd…

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