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Six persons including three soldiers have been sentenced to death by hanging for high treason.
The Accra High Court on Wednesday afternoon found them guilty for plotting to overthrow the government.
They are Donya Kafui, aka Ezor (a blacksmith) and Bright Alan Debrah Ofosu (a fleet manager).
They were found guilty of conspiracy to commit treason and treason, while Johannes Zikpi (a civilian employee of the Ghana Armed Forces) was found guilty of conspiracy to commit high treason.
The three soldiers – Warrant Officer II Esther Saan Dekuwine , Lance Corporal Ali Solomon, Corporal Sylvester Akanpewon , were found guilty of conspiracy to commit high treason.
However, two senior security officers and another soldier were not found guilty and were subsequently acquitted by the three-member panel of the court
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