Court issues warrant for arrest of Kelvin Taylor over contempt charges

Social media commentator, Kelvin Taylor

Social media commentator, Kelvin Ebo Taylor, faces contempt charges over comments allegedly made against an Appeals Court judge, Kyei-Baffour for his elevation to the second-highest court of the land.

The outspoken commentator had alleged the judge was promoted because of his role in the trial of a case regarding the embezzlement of $4 million belonging to the National Communications Authority (NCA).

The warrant was issued on Thursday, has learnt.

“As a judge of impeccable integrity and utmost honesty, I find it necessary to invoke the powers vested in me under the constitution to proceed and cite him for contempt. I issue a warrant for him to be produced before the court to show cause why he should not be committed to prison,” Justice Kyei-Baffuor explained the reason for the arrest warrant.

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