A Member of the US Congress Henry Johnson Jr. has proposed a travel ban on Assin Central MP, Kennedy Agyapong, for his possible role in the murder of undercover investigator, Ahmed Hussein-Suale.
The Congressman in a letter to the Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, also recommends a ban on access to the U.S. banking system by Mr. Agyapong, his businesses, and any other appropriate and applicable sanctions.
According to Mr. Johnson, the “professional execution-style slaying of Mr. Hussein-Suale’s murder in the aftermath of Mr. Agyapong’s disgraceful threats raises serious and credible suspicions about the circumstances of this murder.”
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Ahmed, who is a key member of Anas Aremeyaw Anas' Private Investigations team, was shot dead at Madina in Accra on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.
The deceased was shot three times, twice in the chest and other in the neck.
After investigation of corruption in Ghana football in mid-2018 and the subsequent resignation of GFA president, Kwasi Nyantakyi, Ahmed and his colleagues were heavily criticized.
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In attacking Ahmed and his colleagues, Hon. Agyapong leaked his photo in his 'who watches the watchman' anti-Anas video documentary and called on the public to deal with him for a handsome reward.
The US Congressman is, therefore, demanding “a prompt and thorough investigation” into the possible role Mr. Agyapong’s utterances might have played in the gruesome killing of Mr. Hussein-Suale.
He further called for intelligence support for the Ghana government’s investigation of Mr. Hussein-Suale’s death, including potential Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI support via the Office of the Legal Attache at the U.S. Embassy in Accra.
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”We cannot allow the voices of truth to be muffled by those who would benefit from silence and deceit...” the letter added.
Meanwhile, the late journalist and investigator has been laid to rest in Accra on Friday, January 18, 2019.
His burial was preceded by Jumauah prayers at the Kuwait Islamic Central Mosque at Madina. The body of the late investigator was wrapped in white cotton cloth, from the Police Hospital morgue.
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