An Accra Human Rights Court has today adjourned the case involving the embattled National Chairman of The New Patriotic Party, Paul Awintami Afoko and The New Patriotic Party. The Court has scheduled May 9, 12, 17, 18 and 19, at 11 O’clock in the morning to look into the substantive matter of the case. Earlier, The Presiding Judge, Justice Anthony Yeboah expunged some evidence brought before The Court by Martin Kpebu, a witness for the plaintiff.
The case was preceded by a Pre- trial Management Case Conference, to enable the plaintiff and the defendants agree on evidence brought before The Court, which are irrelevant or otherwise, to the merits of the case. This, according to The Court, will enable both Counsels for the Plaintiff and the Defendant look into the substantive matter. Briefing the media, Spokes Person for the embattled Chairman, Nana Yaw Osei, said, the evidence expunged from their documents, will not affect them in the case. However, he was optimistic that per the removal of some of the evidence, will facilitate the trial of the case.
He added that, the evidence tabled before the court, involving the Tarkwa Nsuayem Member of Parliament Hon. Gifty Eugenia Kusi and The Upper West Regional Chairman of the NPP, Alhaji Abdul Rahman, challenging their legitimacy, of being members of the National Disciplinary Committee of The NPP can only be expunge through a vivavorcay evidence. According to him, The Court shall also look into their appearance in all sittings of the National Disciplinary Committee of The New Patriotic Party, which saw to the expulsion of the Mr. Paul Awintami Afoko.