Don't be scared, special prosecutor's bill will not witch-hunt - Nana Addo

Don't be scared, special prosecutor's bill will not witch-hunt - Nana Addo

- Nana Addo has revealed that the special prosecutor bill will

not witch-hunt political opponents

- The special prosecutor bill was passed by parliament

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Since the passage of the special prosecutor's bill, there are fears that government will be jailing all officials from the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC).

Don't be scared, special prosecutor's bill will not witch-hunt - Nana Addo

Don't be scared, special prosecutor's bill will not witch-hunt - Nana Addo

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President of the republic, Nana Akufo-Addo, has allayed the fears of political opponents saying the special prosecutor bills will not result in witch-hunting.

The president has stated that the special prosecutor will strictly work with fact and evidence and not hearsay.

“Anytime a politician is stigmatized for criminal conduct, the which hunting chorus rises from their [the pursuing government’s] political opponents,” Nana Addo stated.

The establishment of a special prosecutor's office has seen civil society organizations and international partners warn the government to ensure that the office is not influenced by government.

Meanwhile, speaker of parliament, Professor Mike Ocquaye, has assured that government will ensure that the powers of the special prosecutor do not clash with that of the Attorney General.

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The establishment of a special prosecutor's office falls part of government's campaign promise of ending the scourge of corruption among public officials.

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Parliament passed the Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill after its third reading last week. What this means is that the special prosecutor will have a mandate to investigate and prosecute cases of alleged corruption.

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