Businessman jailed for destroying party posters

A businessman from Aiyinasi in Ellembelle District, Mr Philip Asamoah has been jailed one month in hard labour by the Axim Magistrate court for destroying National Democratic Congress (NDC) party posters. He pleaded not guilty to the charge of woeful destruction of official document, when he appeared before the court presided over by Nzema-East Municipal Magistrate, Mr Bitam Lari. Prosecuting, Police Chief Inspector Amponsah told the court that on September 22, the convict was caught red handed by one NDC Zonal Organiser destroying party posters of the NDC with a water gun at the Aiyinasi head centre at 2300 hours. The Prosecutor said the Zonal Organiser therefore reported Asamoah to the Aiyinasi police who arrested him and charged him with the offence.