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Hopeson Adorye Granted GHC 20 000 Bail After False News Publication Charge

Mr. Adorye, a former member of the ruling party confessed to detonating dynamites during the 2016 polls in the Volta Region. But police have charged him with publishing false news

The Director of Special Duties of the Movement for Change, Hopeson Adorye has been granted a GHC 20 000 bail following a recent interview where he said he detonated dynamites in the Volta Region, during the 2016 polls to intimidate voters.

Mr. Adorye was arrested Wednesday, and charged with the publication of false news before an appearance at the Dansoman Circuit Court today.

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Earlier, his supporters gathered at the Ministries Police Station demanding he be freed. They had also called the arrest politically motivated although no statement has been released from the Movement since his arrest.

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Mr. Adorye, a former member of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) was one of those who quit the party last year when Alan Kyerematen resigned to form his political movement, the Movement for Change.

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