After the judgement the ‘Montie 3’, many Ghanaians have shared their thoughts on the decision by the Supreme Court.
As usual, some agreed with the court with others strongly opposing the verdict.
Singer Mzbel is one of the many Ghanaians who are not happy about the decision to jail ‘Montie 3’ four months, for threatening the lives of Supreme Court justices.
The “16 Years” singer commenting on the judgement on Facebook also predicted doom for journalists who are happy that their colleagues have been given a four-month jail term. She said in the post that “you will one day cry blood over same treatment meted out to these guys.”
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Below is her unedited post:
A young man who could drive 150km/h without bursting a tire, loaded his gun, youngman walked to the castle to get information about the President’s movement on Sundays.He got all the needed information then moved straight to the church where the President worships to finish him.
He was arrested with the loaded gun on him.The general outcry even from ardent critics of the President was the excuse that the young man was mentally sick was unacceptable that he must be jailed immediately.The President for days didn’t say a work till lion approached him to get his position.
I was rendered stupid after his response.His absolute trust in God was perfectly exhibited before m e,his forgiving heart landed on my feet and confidence in the very system he presides over matured displayed.
He said emphatically that his existence on this surface earth depends on Go d, after all the young man was his brother-in-law then chuckled so if he want orphans in his ho me,he should execute his mission.He said that humorously because of the BA connection.
Days after he stated his position ope n l y, forgiving the guy and went on further to advise the operatives to ensure he receives the needed medical attention if necessary.Unknown to the public the President privately visited this youngman who wanted to finish him to see how he was responding to treatment.Many facts came up later but matured as the President and wife a r e,they managed that with dexterity.
The President was described as an armed robber by a presenter the NMC only enjoyed stories from the young man without stating his gross misconduct emphatically. We heard Gabby describe our noble judges as a bunch of timid persons.We have three arms of Government with the executive per our arrangement, being the head so why the mischievous ebbs and flow.
I don’t want to touch seriously on the issue for, now, but I can tell this judges clearly here that the punishment inflicted on the young men and the owners of the media house will rather cause serious injury to the judiciary especially the apex court, it will heighten tension and will rather harden miscreants who may have calmed down because of the general atmosphere.The situation at the time the three judges cannot in any way be compared to this vastly improved system with our human right record surging up.We now have a well constituted political structure with effective institutions operating without suppress ion,the authority of the Supreme Court remains intact so why taking our minds back psychologically.
I have serious issues with what our friends said but haven’t we used a strong hammer to kill three harmless ants?
And to my friends in the media who are using vague legal technicalities to support the decision , please be carefu l,be very careful.I hold my bible to my chest reading from Psalm 35 and beloved you will one day cry blood over same treatment meted out to these guys.
Attempts to gag journalists from opposition stable is crystal clear,they using insults,intimidation,machinations and conditioning to cow most you into submission. Never misinterpret the calmness the NDC is exhibiting,the system itself will soon react to these painful development engulfing the political space.
Alistair Nelson and Godwin Ako Gunn, who were panelists on ‘Pampaso’, a political programme on Montie FM in Accra on June 29, warned judges of Ghana’s highest court to be wary of their conduct in the case involving the Electoral Commission and Mr. Abu Ramadan if they did not want to suffer the fate of the three members of the bench who were shot to death and burnt on June 30, 1982 in the era of the Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC).