Firearm Accidentally Discharged In Court

Gun shot in Accra High Court

On Wednesday, February 23, a firearm was accidentally discharged in an Accra High Court. The scenario brought the Criminal Court 5 proceedings to a halt.

According to sources, the shooting was carried out with the firearm of a jail warden who was protecting a suspect.

The cop was seriously hurt and was brought to the court clinic for treatment.

Justice Lydia Osei Marfo, the sitting judge of Criminal Court 5, reportedly paused proceedings and fled for her safety.

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