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Parliament approves vigilantism bill

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Parliament has passed the Vigilantism and Related Offences Bill, 2019 into law after its third reading in the House.

The bill was laid by Ms Gloria Afua Akuffo, Attorney General and Minister of Justice.


Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Minister of Information moved the motion on behalf of the Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo.

Mr Joseph Kpemka, Deputy Attorney General, who was in the House, expressed his satisfaction over the passage of the bill.

The phenomenon of politically-related violence is frustrating Ghana’s fledgling democracy and the rule of law.