The Multimedia Group has filed a formal complaint against Ken Agyapong for the threat on the life of their journalist, Erastus Asare Donkor.
Multimedia Group in a statement said “the attention of Multimedia Group Limited (MGL) and its journalist. Erastus Asare Donkor, has been drawn to life-threatening comments that Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, Member of Parliament for the Assin Central Constituency and the Chairman of the Defence and Interior Committee of Parliament, has made about Erastus Asare Donkor”.
The said comments according to the media house were made on ‘The Attitude’ program aired on July 9, on Net 2 TV, a television channel owned by the maverick lawmaker. According to them, the Legislator was heard hurling insults on Erastus Asare Donkor as well as calling for the journalist to be beaten seriously saying if he were the President of Ghana, he would let the journalist be beaten ‘mercilessly’.
Kennedy Agyapong’s attack on the journalist according to Multimedia Group Limited is due to the journalist recent work on the shooting and killing of civilians at Ejura by military personnel. They referenced similar threats by the Lawmaker on Ahmed Suale who also undertook similar work but was later murdered after the threats.
They are thus reporting the Lawmaker to the Police and as well copying the Ashanti Regional Minister, the Asantehene, Speaker of Parliament, Chief of Staff, the Inspector General of Police, National Security and Interior Ministers, the Director of CID and the Ashanti Regional Minister. They are also asking for serious attention to be given to the threats and as well requesting the necessary protection for the journalist taking caution from past occurrences.