Tamale Radio Presenter Attack- Accused Persons Convicted

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The Tamale magistrate court has on Wednesday, May 10, slapped a 3,600 cedis fine each on the former Northern regional deputy communications director of NDC Hardi Pagazaa and his accomplice Mumuni Osman for assaulting a Radio Presenter of Dagbon FM, Sadiq Gariba.

The two pleaded guilty to all four counts of; conspiracy to commit a crime to wit assault, assault, unlawful entry, and threat of death.

Counsel for the accused, Halid Rauf prayed for a non-custodial sentence, which was accepted by the court, subsequently fined the accused persons to 300 penalty units each.

The two were to pay 3,600 cedis or in default, serve 18 months in prison with hard labour.

Hardi Pagazaa and Mumuni Osman have since paid the fine and have been released.

By Peter Quao Adattor

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