Hearing of the case in which three separate individuals are challenging the pardon of the ‘Montie 3’ by the former President John Dramani Mahama has suffered a long adjournment following the absence of three of the seven member panel.
Justice Yaw Appau, Justice A.A Benin and Justice Gabriel Pwamang were all unavailable for today’s hearing.
The chairperson of the panel, Justice Sophia Adenyira court said the earliest date the panel could sit together would be after the legal vacation in October.
Daily Heritage’s Court Correspondent Muntalla Inusah who was in court today reports that, the four members present on the panel which include Justice Jones Dotse, Justice Annin Yeboah and Justice Baffoe Bonnie adjourned the matter to October 23, for definite hearing.
Three radio panelist Alistair Nelson, Godwin Ako Gunn and Salifu Masse aka Mugabe, host of Pampaso on Montie FM were jailed four months each for contempt in 2016 by the apex court.
But, a month later, they were granted presidential pardon and this the applicants are praying the court to struck the action down as null and void.