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Former Deputy Sports Minister Sues Kennedy Agyapong for defamation

Former Deputy Sports Minister, Joseph Yamin has filed a lawsuit against Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong.

Mr. Yamin is also suing KenCity Media Limited, operators of Oman FM and Net 2 TV which are owned by Kennedy Agyapong.

According to the member of the National Democratic Congress, Mr. Kennedy Agyapong accused him of being a ‘killer’ on air.

Mr. Yamin stated in the suit Mr. Kennedy Agyapong, during a show on his radio station, Oman FM accused him of conspiring to commit series of murders to create instability in the country ahead of the December elections.

“The plaintiff avers that, on or about 14th day of May 2020, the 1st defendant published false news about the plaintiff which were defamatory on the 2nd defendant media airwaves OMAN FM 107.1”.

The plaintiff contends that the said stories published by Kennedy Agyapong and Ken City Media are vexatious, a total fabrication, and have exposed him to hatred, ridicule, and contempt,” part of the lawsuit read.

Mr. Yamin is demanding through his lawyer, Evans Amankwah that the Accra High Court grant damages of ¢95 million.

Yamin, a stalwart of the NDC in the Ashanti region is also asking for the Assin Central MP to retract the allegations and apologize on the same channel three times a day for a year.

Read the full suit here

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