Court documents by Sighted shows Owusu Bempah works account number 1035087022871 at the NIB and the court, Owusu Bempah having convicted the defendant for defamation requested that said sum be paid.
The court kept up that in the event that if the total cash in his account is not exactly the slander grant, the whole balance in his account ought to be emptied.
Accra High Court slapped a Gh¢300,000 fine on Ernest Owusu Bempah, Communications Director of Ghana Gas Company Limited and Despite Group of Companies in a defamation suit.
The Court managed by Justice Georgina Mensah Datsa decided that the remarks of the candid legislator on UTV Despite Media were defamatory of business Mogul, Ibrahim Mahama.
Mr. Mahama who is CEO of Engineers and Planners had sued both UTV and Owusu Bempah requesting GH¢2 million for the disparaging remarks.
But the Judge granted GH¢300,000 instead of issuing Owusu Bempah to withdrawal his statement of regret in the Daily Graphic and on a similar stage those defamatory words were used against Ibrahim Mahama.
They have additionally been coordinated to eliminate the said defamatory material regarding the offended parties from all chronicles on their site and on the web.
The appointed authority likewise cautioned communicators who go on media stages to defame blameless individuals to cease from such acts since that won’t go on without serious consequences.
In the expressions of the appointed authority, “Ernest Owusu Bempah by distributing those words directed at the person of Ibrahim Mahama, he has defamed him. I will continue to concede judgment for the Plaintiff, Ibrahim Mahama. As we move towards the following year’s election, we should be guided.” Justice Georgina Datsa exhorted at that point.
This will serve as a serious deterrent to some individuals who will endeavor to defame others.