Journalist Drops Assault Case Against Baffour Gyan

Baffour Gyan. INSET:  Samuel Anim Addo
Graphic journalist, Daniel Kenu has dropped all  assault charges  against brother of Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan, Baffour, on health grounds.

The Kumasi-based journalist told the Kumasi Circuit Court in its hearing on Friday he wants to discontinue the case, in a move that surprised all gathered at the court premises.

Kenu initiated court action against the ex Ghana striker over an alleged physical assault meted him a day before the Black Stars played its opening  2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Uganda .

Two counts of assault charges were also brought against Asamoah Gyan’s business manager Samuel Anim Addo who according to Kenu was an accomplice in the alleged assault.

But the case was struck out after the renowned Graphic journalist told the court he was no longer interested in prosecuting the case any further.

Kenu hinged his reason to drop all charges on health grounds and also adds the court action has made his family – in particular his mother – very uncomfortable.

The accused persons – Baffour Gyan and Samuel Anim Addo – were accordingly acquitted and discharged.


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