High Court Judge Flees Bolgatanga Over Alleged Threat On His Life | General News



Following some demise threats and assaults at his residence, the performing Supervising Excessive Court docket Decide at Bolgatanga, Justice Alexander Graham has fled and vacated his put up.

This comes per week after he convicted two individuals for contempt.

The choice to desert his responsibility put up is on account of a variety of demise threats and an assault at his residence.

It’s nonetheless unclear when Justice Alexander Graham will return to adjudicate circumstances on the Excessive Court docket Two in Bolgatanga.


Justice Graham who was the Circuit Court docket decide in Bolgatanga was amongst 10 new judges who had been promoted to the Excessive Court docket and sworn into workplace in July 2022.

He took cost of the Excessive Court docket Two which had been closed for a while as a result of unavailability of a decide.

Loss of life threats

Since beginning work on the Excessive Court docket, Graphic On-line understands he constantly acquired demise threats within the type of cellphone calls and textual content messages from unknown individuals.

Sources on the court docket have instructed Graphic On-line that some faceless people typically name the Presiding Decide to warn him to watch out about among the circumstances pending on the Excessive Court docket Two.

In accordance with one of many sources, Justice Graham typically acquired calls from some individuals warning him to watch out about mining and chieftaincy circumstances pending on the court docket.

The supply mentioned “one time, somebody known as him and threatened to take his life if he doesn’t get a beneficial end result from his case, which was pending on the court docket.

Taking pictures within the night time

Info gathered signifies that some weeks in the past, there was sporadic taking pictures within the night time round Justice Graham’s residence by some unknown assailants ostensibly to place concern in him.

The police patrol workforce was rapidly alerted and once they rushed to the realm, the assailants had bolted.

Final Tuesday, March 13, 2023, at night time, some individuals besieged Justice Graham’s residence and attacked him by pelting stones on the residence.

Sensing hazard, Justice Graham left the area the subsequent day (Wednesday morning) round 10:30 am to Accra for security.

Though a variety of circumstances had been earmarked for listening to on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, the purchasers and legal professionals had been left with disappointment because of Justice Graham’s absence.

Supply: graphic.com.gh



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