Oliver Barker-Vormawor granted bail
#FixTheCountry convener Oliver Barker-Vormawor has been granted bail by the Tema High Court.
He was granted bail in the sum of GHC2 milkion with two sureities.
The court presided over by Justice Daniel Mensah said one of the sureties should deposit documents of landed property within the jurisdiction.
As part of the bail conditions, he is also to report to police once a week on a day to be determined by police.
Barker-Vormawor has been charged by the state with the offence of treason Felony, contrary to Section 182(b) of the Criminal and Other Offences Act 1960 (Act 29).
According to the charge sheet filed at the Ashaiman district court, the particulars of offence show that the accused, some time in February 2022, prepared to undertake by any unlawful means an enterprise which usurps the executive powers of the Government of Ghana.
Oliver Mawuse Barker-Vormawor was arrested by the Tema Regional Police on Saturday 12 February 2022, for allegedly stating that he would stage a coup in Ghana if Parliament passes the E-Levy Bill.
A police statement said on Saturday (12 February) that Barker-Vormawor is being kept at the Tema Regional Police Command to assist further investigation of his social media post.