Kwasi Kyei Darkwa acquitted and discharged

The State has dropped rape charges against popular broadcaster Kwasi Kyei Darkwa (KKD).

State prosecutors Wednesday told the Accra high court hearing the matter that they were no longer interested in pursuing the matter.

The move comes as the court was preparing to form a seven-member jury to sit on the matter.

KKD has been standing trial since last year for allegedly raping a 19-year old girl, Ewuraffe Orleans Thompson at a hotel washroom in Accra.

Although the star witness in the case had withdrawn her interest in the matter, state prosecutors held on to it.

However, Starr News’ Wilberforce Asare who was in court reports that the leadstate prosecutor told the judge that they were no longer keen on pursuing the matter.

Asare added that the judge upon hearing the position of the state on the case, acquitted and discharged the fashion icon.

Source: Ghana/