Police and National Security Intelligence Operatives, in collaboration with the National Communications Authority, have shut down Thunder TV which belongs to controversial spiritualist Patience Asiedua, popularly known as Nana Agradaa.
Another station, Ice1 TV, has also been shut down. The two have been closed down for operating without licenses.
The operation took place at about 2200hrs on 20/04/2021. The team arrested the offenders among which included the owner of Thunder TV, Patience Asiedua, popularly known as Nana Agradaa and seized two (2) equipment each used in the illegal transmission from both premises.
Nana Agradaa is said to be in the custody assisting with investigation.
According the to the Minister of the communication Ursula Owusu Ekuful the move is also part of efforts to rid the airwaves of unregulated television stations promoting certain content which may affect public order, public morality and the rights and reputation of others.
Concerns have been raised in recent weeks about the content on various TV stations following the gruesome murder of a 10 year old boy Ismael Mensah by his two friends, said to be 16 and 17 years, on the orders of fetish priest for money ritual purposes