A lawyer and Director of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) in the Upper East Region, Abdul-Jalaldeen Abdulai, has called on journalists to be circumspect on their reportage on legal issues.
According to him, journalists should always have broader consolations on legal issues before reporting them, to avert public ridicule on the judiciary or putting themselves in danger of contempt.
His comment follows the recent warning by the Judiciary to media houses to delete all publications that seek to ridicule its outfit on the supreme court proceedings.
Speaking on A1 Radio, Mr. Abdulai noted that journalists and media houses often rush to publish stories without doing proper consultation with the right authorities on the issues.
Below is the full interview:
Source: a1radioonline.com|101.1 MHz|Ghana