A retired Chief State Attorney, Ellen C. Kwawukume has brought a GH¢25 million defamation suit against outspoken politician and Assin Central MP, Kennedy Agyapong.
In a suit filed at the Accra high court, the plaintiff stated that the defendant on several platforms(both Print and electronic) in his campaign titled “who watches the watchman” depicted her as corrupt person who suffered moral depravity.
The plaintiff in her writ said Mr. Agyapong had published libelous and defamatory comments about her to the effect that she took $5,000 bribe from suspects to pervert justice which publications were captured in the “Who watches the watchman” campaign and subsequently screened publicly at Ken City Media at Madina on 28th June, 2018 and on Adom TV, Net 2 TV among others.
*The plaintiff is, therefore, seeking an order for retraction and apologies to be published in all the media platforms named in this suit and in the print and other electronic forms or as directed by the court with equal prominence and intensity.
*Perpetual injunction restraining the Defendant whether by himself, surrogates and collaborators such as the Sails Newspapers or other such media houses and platforms from any further publications or the defamatory matter.
*Punitive costs and legal fees assessed at GBA scale of fees in operation at the date of Judgment.
*Any other reliefs just and equitable.