Ace investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas has filed a defamatory suit against the Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central Kennedy Agyapong.
Anas is praying the court to grant him reliefs which include the general damages for libel, as well as aggravated damages arising from the libellous comments published by the Mr Agyepong in the sum of GHC 25,000,000.
Anas’ lawyer, Kissi Adjabeng, told Accra-based Citi FM that the MP who is currently in China on a business trip will be served with the suit on his return.
“It’s a simple suit defamation against the MP for Assin Central Kennedy Ohene Agyapong… We have pages and pages, eight pages of defamation all put together that he levelled against Mr Anas Aremeyaw Anas.”
“Because it’s in court now, I dont want to go into so much detail but just to tell you that we have sued him asking for the court to award GHC 25 million cedis aggravated damages against him,” he added.
The NPP firebrand has been attacking Anas in the lead-up to the premiere of his investigative piece #Number12. The investigative documentary focused on the corrupt practices in the Ghana Football Association (GFA).
Even though Mr Agyepong was not captured in the video he was mentioned by the president of the Ghana FA Kwesi Nyantakyi.