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Asamoah Gyan ordered to pay half of debt of more than GH¢1 million to journalist within 30 days

  • Asamoah Gyan to pay 50 percent of more than GH¢1 million in damages to entertainment journalist Osarfo Anthony
  • The former Black Stars captain must make the payment to the court clerk within 30 days, starting on May 8, 2024.
  • The damages were awarded on December 8, 2023 as compensation for malicious processing after Anthony filed a lawsuit.

A court has ordered former Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan to pay half of the more than GH¢1 million in damages to entertainment journalist Osarfo Anthony within 30 days.

The damages were awarded on December 8, 2023 as compensation for malicious processing after Anthony filed a lawsuit.

Asamoah Gyan ordered to pay half of debt of more than GH¢1 million to journalist within 30 days
Asamoah Gyan
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Although Gyan filed a stay of execution of the judgment, the court ordered him to pay half of the money before appealing.

The court further ordered that the money be paid to the court clerk within 30 days from May 8.

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The Court ordered the Clerk of the Court to invest said sum in 182-day government Treasury bills pending the outcome of the appeal.

Why was Asamoah Gyan sued?

Gyan and his manager, Samuel Anim Addo, led to the arrest and prosecution of Anthony and others for alleged extortion.

Following his acquittal and dismissal, in an action involving an alleged sexual assault incident between the former Black Stars captain and Sarah Kwablah, Osarfo Anthony and his lawyers sued for malicious prosecution.

In his civil suit against Asamoah Gyan and his manager Anim Addo, Osarfo Anthony demanded compensation of 1 million francs.

On December 8, 2023, Justice Ernest Owusu Dapaa held that the plaintiff had proven his case of malicious prosecution.

The Court held that the report submitted by Gyan director Samuel Anim Addo to the airport police was based on “falsehoods”.

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Asamoah Gyan calls ex-wife a loser after marriage annulment

In a related story, YEN.com.gh reported that Asamoah Gyan branded his now estranged wife, Gifty Gyan, a loser following the successful annulment of their marriage.

He noted that the Accra High Court granted Gyan’s 2018 petition to annul his 2013 marriage to his wife on Tuesday, October 31, 2023.

However, the former legendary Ghanaian footballer almost lost the narrative on social media after it emerged that the court ordered him to hand over other specific properties to his ex: a house in the United Kingdom, a four-bedroom house in Spintex in Accra , a gas station. , and two vehicles.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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