The ruling was delivered by Justice Marie Louise Simmons on Wednesday, Might 17, 2023, after an software by the prosecution for Anas to testify in digicam.
This was after Nyantakyi’s legal professionals vehemently protested the applying of the prosecution, and needed Anas to testify in open courtroom with none disguise.
Upon listening to from either side, Justice Simmons granted the applying partially, ruling that Anas will take off his veil in chambers however can disguise in open courtroom.
It will likely be recalled that, in 2018, Nyantakyi was captured in Anas’ ‘Quantity 12’ exposé allegedly taking money items and peddling affect.
This led to him resigning as GFA President, in addition to dropping his positions as FIFA Council Member and 1st Vice President of CAF.
Nyantakyi was subsequently handed a lifetime ban and fined 500,000 Swiss Francs by FIFA within the aftermath of the exposé.
He was additionally charged with conspiracy to commit fraud, and corruption by a public officer, however was later granted bail with some sureties.
Though his lifetime ban was subsequently lowered to fifteen years following an attraction to the Court docket of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) three years in the past, Nyantakyi’s popularity stays broken.
The protracted case can be at present in courtroom after being referred by the Legal professional Basic.