The mortal remains of the military officer, Francis Atsu Vondee who died in a car crash with Ghanaian dancehall artiste, Ebony, is expected to face a court-martial, according to media reports.
However, in a Facebook post, Mr. William Nyarko, Executive Director
According to him, even “the Ghana Armed Forces rules of procedure provide for “natural justice”. “So how would the Ghana Armed Forces provide natural justice for the dead?” – he quizzed
In addition, he said the 1992 constitution provides that a person who is accused of any crime must be given “a fair trial”, “notice”, “presence at trial unless the person who is duly notified absents himself/herself or is ordered removed by the court.”
“How would the Ghana Armed Forces meet the person’s fundamental right to a fair trial as provided under Articles 19 (2) and (3), 23, and 296 of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana” he questioned.
The 29-year-old officer was traveling with Ebony when their Jeep crashed into a VIP bus Thursday night on the Sunyani-Kumasi highway while returning to Accra from Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region.
Source: AwakeAfrica.com | Efo Korsi Senyo