Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko, a lawyer and founder of the Danquah Institute has sued the Editor of the Herald newspaper, Larry-Alans Dogbey for defamation
The June 22, 2018 edition of the Herald newspaper with the headline “Akufo-Addo’s family turns Ghana into a monarchy state; powerful
In the heat of the allegations, he posted a picture on facebook saying in December 2016, at the time when the NPP was in opposition, members of the Dubai based company had approached and met with the Akufo-Addo led campaign even before the NPP won the elections.
According to him, it was a picture taken in that meeting which supporters of the NDC were riding on and creating the impression as if the meeting had taken place whilst the NPP was in government.
He has proceeded from the facebook post to the law court, seeking damages for what he says is a dent
“The defendants were malicious in their publication of the words complained of.
The defendants were persistent and emphatic as to the purported undesirability and domineering nature of the plaintiff.
The defendants insisted that the falsehood they were knowingly peddling was the truth,” he said in his 12-paged writ he filed against Larry Dogbe and his Herald newspaper.
He is asking the court for “general damages for libel” as well as “aggravated damages arising out of the
However, the Editor of the newspaper has told Joy News he is unfazed by the suit.
He was emphatic that he stands by the allegations made in the publication.