(Video)Former Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has been slapped with damages in the sum of over GHc1M for malicious prosecution by the High Court in Accra.

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Former Black stars Captain, Asamoah Gyan, has been fined GhC1 million by the Accra High Court for the malicious prosecution of journalist Anthony Sarfo.

Gyan initially sued Sarfo and four others for extortion over the publication of an alleged rape incident between the former Black Star skipper and one Sarah Kwablah.

The fines comes after the court found Gyan guilty of malicious persecution of a journalist, Anthony Sarfo.

Sarfo along with the four other individuals were arrested and charged but they were later found not guilty and acquitted.

Following his release, Anthony Sarfo sued Gyan and his manger Anim Addo for malicious prosecution and demanded GHC1 million as compensation.

According to report , the court also indicated that the arrest, which was pursued by Anim Addo was to protect Gyan’s image to complete a move to china at that time. Hence, the arrest was for Gyan’s protection and not the publication.

In the regards, the court awarded Anthony Sarfo GHC900,000 in damages, GHC111,000 for the 111 months he was out of work, which paid him GHC1,000 at that time.

Anim Addo and Asamoah Gyan Were both charged GHC60,000, bringing the total to GHC120,000

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