6 out of 7 Menzgold customers granted bail

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Six customers of failing gold dealership firm, Menzgold have been granted bail by the Asokore Mampong District court.

They were among seven who were arrested on Tuesday by the police for flouting the public order law.

has granted bail to six out of seven customers of the embattled gold dealership firm Menzgold customers who appeared before the court today.

They have been granted bail to the tune of GH¢5000 with a surety for each person.
Lawyer for the six, Kwame Owusu Sekyere argued that his clients had done no wrong and that they were only at the protest to check if their monies would be paid.

He added that the six did not hold any placards as indicated by the prosecution.
The case has been adjourned to the January 22. The police have also been ordered to find the seventh suspect and bring him to court on the same day.

The seven customers of Menzgold were arrested on Tuesday for flouting a police order not to demonstrate. They are part of about hundreds of customers who protested over the failure of government to help them retrieve their locked-up investments.

They have been charged with offensive conduct and unlawful assembly in the Tuesday morning demonstration in the Ashanti regional capital, Kumasi.

Source:Ghana/Dinpafm.com/91.3

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