Ghana Police seek court warrant for the arrest of Ofosu Ampofo

Ghana Police seek court warrant for the arrest of Ofosu Ampofo

The Ghana Police Service is to obtain a warrant for the arrest of the chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Samuel Ofosu Ampofo.

This is to enable him come to the CID headquarters to answer questions relating to his alleged comments in a leaked audio recording.

The Deputy Director-General of the Police Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Mr George Tweneboah, disclosed this in an interview with the Daily Graphic on Friday, March 1, 2019.

Ghana Police seek court warrant for the arrest of Ofosu Ampofo

Ghana Police seek court warrant for the arrest of Ofosu Ampofo Source: UGC
Source: UGC

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This follows Ofosu Ampofo’s failure to honor police invitation to him since Wednesday, February 27, in connection with his alleged comments.

Mr Ofosu-Ampofo was expected to appear before the CID last Thursday, February 28, after the police had invited him to speak to a leaked audio recording that allegedly had him speaking about several issues, including attacks on the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission and the Chairman of the Peace Council, Most Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Asante.

The CID issued a press statement Wednesday, February 27 explaining that they had invited the NDC national chairman to assist the police with investigations into a leaked audio recording, but his lawyers said their client did not receive any official invitation until late afternoon last Thursday.

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Having kept the police CID bosses waiting for the better part of Saturday, March 2, the police resorted to the court action to enable them to get hold of Mr Ofosu Ampofo to assist in investigations.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, would on Friday, March 1, 2019, report to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) over an alleged tape that had his voice on it.

According to Myjoyonline.com, one of his lawyer’s, Abraham Amaliba, disclosed the widely-circulated letter supposedly requesting that the chairman report to the CID’s Deputy Director-General ACP George Tweneboah, was not received by their client.

He however assured pressmen that his client would show up for interrogation at the CID headquarters.

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