Renowned Human rights lawyer and MP for Madina, Francis Xavier Sosu has been discharged by the Kaneshie court of criminal charges brought against him over his role in the demonstration for better roads for his constituents in the Ayi 𝑴𝒆𝒏𝒔𝒂𝒉 -Danfa electoral areas on 25th October, 2021.
He was discharged after the case which was commenced by a criminal summons filed on 2nd November 2021 was struck out today, Monday 17th April 2023 by the Kaneshie District Court presided over by His Honour Oheneba Kuffuor for want of prosecution.
He was charged on three counts of causing unlawful damage contrary to section 172(1)(b) of Act 29, obstruction of traffic contrary to section 9(f) of the Public Order Act and Causing Danger to road users contrary to section 22(a) of the Road Traffic Act, 2004. The charges were vehemently denied by Hon. Sosu who insisted he was doing his parliamentary duties to hold the government accountable and that he acted within the limits of the law.
According to Hon Sosu, this discharge is a clear confirmation of his stance that the Police were behaving contrary to law.