The life of a journalist with state-owned broadcaster, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation(GBC), Abdul Hayi Moomen, has been threatened, GhanaXtra.Com can report.
According to the broadcaster who is the News Editor of GTV, some individuals have threatened to come after him as they know where he lives and the work he does..
A post shared with an accompanying picture of one of the individuals on Facebook reveals that he has since made an official report to the Nima Police for the arrest of the suspects.
“I have lodged an official complaint to the Nima police. But should anything happen to me or any member of my family, please help them to track the guy in black (it’s the best shot I could get of him under the circumstances). He and his friends have threatened to deal with me. They say they know where I live and that, that job will be easy”.
The threat to Abdul Hayi Moomen comes three days after another journalist, Manasseh Azure Awuni, received a fresh death threat.
The latest threat to Manasseh, the third since 2017 comes after he published an article on the outcome of the 2020 elections.
The article headlined, ‘ERRORtoral Commission and Akufo-Addo’s coup d’état’, discussed the anomalies with the Techiman South parliamentary results and the denial of the people of Santrokfi, Akpafu, Lolobi and Likpe (SALL) areas.
“Let me tell you Manasseh or whatever you call yourself, we the good citizens of Ghana will not sit down for a few miscreants like you to destroy that beautiful country. If condition demands that we eliminate rats like you, we will not relent on our oars to do exactly that.
“We are monitoring the present situation in the country very closely, and when it gets out of hand we shall move in swiftly to ensure that we eliminate you to bring finality to these brouhaha going on.
“We shall come after you very soon. I know and firmly believe that, is cowards who die many times before their death but a perceived brave journalist like you is going to fight like a warrior, fighting in the battle of power. But don’t forget Ahmed Suale’s death, let that blood which was sacrificed to pacify the spirit of our ancestors serve as a reminder for you. Always when you take a pen and write an article remember your colleagues’ death…”