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LAWYER URGE PEOPLE TO GO TO COURT IF YOU ARE ACCUSE OF WITCHCRAFT

 

A legal expert, Lawyer Yaw Anokye Frimpong says individuals can go to court for redress if they are accuse of witchcraft.

He explains that the customary laws and the constitution of Ghana allow individuals to sue anyone who calls him or her a witch or wizard.

Lawyer Frimpong was speaking to the issue of people who have been accused as witches and wizards and confined to witch camps across the country.


He however stresses that one cannot charge the individual for defamation because the British laws on which Ghana laws are based, do not recognized witchcraft as defamation.

Lawyer Frimpong stated that one can go the district court if he or she is accused of witchcraft.


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September 15, 2011 - Posted by | SETTING THE NEWS AGENDA

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