Pulse.com.gh logo
Go


Montie 3 Remission Supreme Court adjourns petition on Montie 3 case

The justices of the court took the decision due to the failure of the lawyers of the plaintiffs to file their memorandum of agreed issues on time.

  • Published:

The Supreme Court has adjourned the case where some three private legal practitioners are challenging the constitutionality of former President John Mahama's decision in granting Presidential pardon for the Montie 3 who were jailed for contempt of court in 2016.

The justices of the court took the decision due to the failure of the lawyers of the plaintiffs to file their memorandum of agreed issues on time.

The visibly unhappy judges openly questioned the lawyers why they had delayed despite a one year hold of the case.

READ MORE: Lawyer files suit to get Montie 3 back in jail

In the consolidated suit the plaintiffs Nana Asante Bediatuo, Elipklim Agbemeva and Alfred Yeboah contend that Mahama cannot arrogate unto himself powers exclusively within the bosom of the judiciary by the constitution of Ghana.

They further  are pleading with the  court to declare  as null and void and of no effect, the purported pardon granted by former President Mahama of a remission of the punishment of a 4-month jail term imposed on Alistair Nelson, Godwin Ako Gunn and Salifu Masse.

READ ALSO: Montie 3 were not denied justice - Akuffo

The montie 3 namely, Alistair Nelson, Godwin Ako Gunn and Salifu Masse were part of a political talk show on Accra-based Montie FM who were jailed July 27, 2016, following threats, made live on radio, to kill some judges whose judgements they disagreed with.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 Ghana Police Outrage over police assault on woman at banking hallbullet
2 Police Brutality Counsellor Lutterodt defends police officer for...bullet
3 Police Brutality Ghanaians donate GHC12,000 to woman brutalized by...bullet
4 Police Assault Nana Akufo-Addo wades into assault of woman at...bullet
5 Midland Savings and Loans Assault Bank staff were laughing while...bullet
6 Abuse In Banking Hall Policeman arrested for assaulting woman...bullet
7 Frederick Amanor Forgive "our son"- Police officer’s family...bullet
8 Trgaedy Bride, best man die in a gory accidentbullet
9 Police Brutality Meet the police officer who assaulted...bullet
10 Tragedy Police officer accidentally kills bullion driverbullet

Top Videos

1 Video Counsellor Lutterodt defends police officer for beating womanbullet
2 Video Obinim church members confess sexual sinsbullet
3 Video I don't have time for sex - Obinimbullet
4 Ghanaian child without genitals lives throughbullet
5 Political Marriage Ras Mubarak Marries Muntaka's Daughter As...bullet
6 Anas Exposé "Nyantakyi gave out Nana Addo's room number to...bullet
7 Video Sad tale of Ghanaian journalist who left BBC for...bullet
8 Ebony's Death Video of Ebony's soldier singing 'morale...bullet
9 Name and Shame Kennedy Agyapong premieres Anas video on...bullet
10 Video Obinim dashes woman a child from his 'Children...bullet

Local