Rasta College students Win Legislation Go well with As Court docket Orders Achimota Faculty To Admit Them With Dreadlocks
Achimota Faculty has been ordered by courtroom to confess the 2 Rasta college students at their faculty.
The Human Rights Court docket 1 Division of the Accra Excessive Court docket presided over by Her Ladyship Gifty Adjei Addo ordered Achimota Faculty to confess the boys within the last ruling of the a lot hyped courtroom case.
Ras Kwaku Nkrabeah and Tyrone Marguay dragged Achimota Faculty to the courtroom after the varsity refused to grant them admission due to their dreadlocks though they had been posted to the varsity by the Computerized Faculty Place System having handed their BECE with flying colours.
Rastafarian Pupil Vs Achimota: Rasta Pupil in courtroom head of courtroom listening to
The Legislation Go well with
The household of the scholars seeked a declaration that denying a scholar admission as a result of she or he retains dreadlocks is “a violation of his proper to schooling assured below Articles 25(1)(b), 28(4) of the 1992 Structure.”
“…There isn’t any lawful foundation for [Achimota School] to intrude with the applicant’s proper to schooling based mostly on his rasta by which he manifests or expresses his constitutionally assured proper to faith and to follow and manifest identical,” – the lawsuit says
After 2 months of authorized battle, the courtroom has dominated in favor of the 2 college students, Ras Kwaku Nkrabeah and Tyrone Marguay
Talking after the judgement, one of many boys Tyrone Marguay had this to say to the media;
The primary time I walked to the gate of Achimota, the primary time I did was to examine the time [I arrived] as a result of I knew sooner or later I will probably be telling a narrative with it. I had no thought I will probably be telling one nice story within the courtroom about how I used to be discriminated and the way I’m again.”
Lawyer of the boys, Ras Wayo had praises for the presiding choose, Her Ladyship Gifty Adjei Addo for throwing out the argument by the respondent, Achimota Faculty.
The Human Rights Court docket 1 Division of the Excessive Court docket, has ordered Achimota Faculty to confess Tyrone Marhguy and Oheneba Nkrabea, the 2 Rastafarian boys into the varsity.
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