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Kumasi gang-rape suspects to appeal at High Court

The lawyers for the five boys who allegedly gang-raped a teenager at Kumasi Bantama are heading to the High Court to appeal over a ruling by the Kumasi Circuit Court One on its application filed at the court.



The lawyers who filed an application at the court requested it to make enquiry into the determination of the ages of the accused persons which was in contention.

speaking to the media, one of the lawyers for the suspects Ebenezer Osei Opoku indicated that, they disagree with the ruling of the court since the application filed by them was not meant for the court to determine its jurisdiction over the case but was to inquire into the determination of the ages of the suspects.

Meanwhile, the suspects were on Wednesday, 14 February 2018, remanded to reappear on Friday, 16 February after the prosecution presented its first witness and having led evidence in chief by the state attorneys.

 


 By: Diana Tsinasi/Vision1fm

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