The case about Onua TV presenter, Blessed Godsbrain Smart, popularly known as Captain Smart, has been suspended to December 20 by the Kaneshie District Court.
This was after his lawyers, who waited for about three hours for the court to inaugurate the earshot, got fed up with the time wasted. They were later called to agree on a later date, which is some two weeks away.
Speaking to Citi News, a lawyer for Captain Smart, Martin Kpebu, said they are yet to see the charge sheet, but he believes every citizen is privileged to free speech in Ghana’s thriving democracy.
He added that he sees nonentity wrong with what Captain Smart said to warrant his prosecution by the police.
The General Manager of TV3 Network, an underling of Media General, Francis Doku, told the media that, management of the station will support Captain Smart through the process and he believes the court will acquaint him at the end of the case.
Captain Smart was in court clad in a white shirt with the inscription “The People’s Assembly”.
He was in high spirit but declined interviews.
Captain Smart was invited by the Nima Divisional Police Command on December 2, 2021, for what a police statement described as pronouncements that threaten the peace and security of the country in one of his programs.