KKD acquitted and discharged on rape charges

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The State has dropped rape charges against popular broadcaster Kwasi Kyei Darkwa.

State prosecutors on Wednesday told the Accra High Court hearing the
matter that they were no longer interested in pursuing the matter.

The move comes as the court was preparing to form a seven-member jury to sit on the matter.

KKD has been standing trial since last year for allegedly raping a
19-year old girl, Ewuraffe Orleans Thompson at a hotel washroom in

Although the star witness in the case had withdrawn her interest in the matter, state prosecutors held on to it.

However, Starr News’ Wilberforce Asare who was in court reports that
the lead state prosecutor told the judge the state was no longer keen on
pursuing the matter.

Asare added that the judge upon hearing the position of the state on the case, acquitted and discharged the fashion icon.

Credit: Starrfmonline.com

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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