Madina MP files motion for enforcement of his fundamental human rights


The Member of Parliament for Madina Francis Xavier-Sosu has gone to Ghana’s apex court pursuant to Article 33 of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana and Order 67 of the High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, C.I 4 for the enforcement of His Fundamental Human Rights.

The applicant is asking for an order for the enforcement of his right to freedom of movement, right to protest and demonstrate, right to personal liberty, right to freedom of expression and right against unlawful arrest and malicious prosecution as enshrined in Articles 14(1), 21(1) and 33 of the 1992 Constitution.

Mr. Sosu is also seeking an Order for Stay of all Criminal Investigations and proceedings by the Ghana Police Service and the Inspector General of Police.

The Human Rights action is also accompanied by an injunction application to restrain any further attempt at unlawful arrest of the MP until the full determination of the Human Rights action.

The action which was filed on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 will be heard on Monday, December 13, 2021.

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