Popular member of parliament for Assin central, Hon. Kennedy Agyapong today the 28th of September 2020 failed to show up in court to answer for his contempt charges.
According his lawyer, he failed to show up due to complications from a past COVID 19 condition. His lead counsel, Mr Kwame Gyan explained that his client Mr Kennedy Agyapong got the complications after his last Friday court hearing.
The lawyer then presented a medical excuse form and requested the court to adjourn the case for 14 days just to allow his client heal from the complications.
Mr Justice Amos Wuntah, the presiding judge agreed to adjourn the case but ordered the medical doctor who wrote the medical excuse to appear before the court on Thursday.
In his words, he said: “It is hereby ordered that the medical officer Dr. Ken Addo of Holly Trinity Medical Center/spa and Health Farm appears before this court on Thursday Oct 1st 2020 to speak to the medical excuse duty” He said