Communications Minister Ursula Owusu Ekufful has rubbished calls for Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, Carlos Ahenkorah to be prosecuted.
According to her, there is no legal basis for such demands.
“Prosecution for what? unless you can show that an individual contracted the virus by coming into contact with him because he went out on the monitoring. It will be difficult to establish a case for spreading COVID-19 unwillingly. It is easy to say but will you have the evidence to prosecute. I think that if it is punishment we want, he has laid down his position as deputy Minister to take responsibility for it. You don’t beat a dead horse, what else would you achieve by his prosecution. If he had insisted that he hadn’t done anything wrong and so he was still going to defend his action then the call for further sanction to be applied would be in order.”