#Number 12: Kwesi Nyantakyi Sues Anas

Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) President Kwesi Nyantakyi has sued ace investigative Journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas and his firm, Tiger Eye PI, for defamation.

The embattled former Ghana FA Boss is seeking a declaration that the visual images of him receiving money contained in Anas’ documentary titled ‘Number 12’, which was premiered on June 6, 2018, at the Accra International Conference Centre ( AICC) as defamatory.

The former 1st Vice President of CAF and a FIFA council member is also seeking Punitive damages against Anas and Tiger Eye PI for defaming him.

Nyantakyi is also heading to court for a perpetual injunction restraining the defendants from further publishing the video.

Nyantakyi was seen and heard in the undercover investigative piece receiving cash gifts which is contrary to football rules. However, Nyantakyi in a press release stated the content was false.

Nyantakyi is currently being investigated by the Criminal Investigation Department of the Ghana Police Service over a charge of defrauding by false pretense.