‘Fix the Country’ convener remanded in prison cells

There was pandemonium in court on Monday, February 28 during the second hearing of the trial of #Fixthecountry Convener Oliver Barker-Vormawor.

The accused was sacked from the courtroom after defying the orders of the Presiding judge, her ladyship Eleanor Barnes.
While Presiding Judge explained why the accused could not be granted bail in her court, Barker-Vormawor interjected, telling the court that it was not fair for the same to remand but not grant bail.

When her ladyship Eleanor Barnes asked the accused to be silent and only speak when he had been permitted to, Oliver Barker Vormawor continued to rant and added that “the court hasn’t clothed itself in glory.

He further described the court as a kangaroo court and a sham.

The Presiding judge ordered for the accused to be escorted from the court premises while the case continued.

Barker-Vormawor was picked-up for allegedly writing on social media that he would topple the government if the E-levy bill is passed.

“Mr Oliver Baker-Vormawor has been arrested by the Tema Regional Police Command following a post he allegedly made on social media platforms to the effect that he would stage himself if the E-levy bill is passed by Parliament,” portions of the Police statement said.

He was denied bail after being charged with a treason felony.

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