- The Criminal Division of the Accra High Court has requested that the supervisor of the investigator in the case of the kidnapped Canadian girls to appear before it
- This was after the suspects claimed that the investigators had taken money from them
- Four of the suspects, Seidu Abubarkar also known as Mba, Abdul Rahman Sulemana, Safiano Abubarkar and Abdul Nasir, have been discharged by the court
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The Accra High Court’s Criminal Division has ordered the supervisor of the investigator in the case of the kidnapped Canadian girls to appear before it.
The division, presided over by Justice Georgina Mensa-Datsa, is requesting for details with respect to an amount of money taken from the suspects.
This follows claims from the suspects that their monies were being kept by the investigators and attempts to retrieve it have failed.
The four accused persons, Seidu Abubarkar also known as Mba, Abdul Rahman Sulemana, Safiano Abubarkar and Abdul Nasir, have meanwhile been discharged by the court
Three Nigerians, Sampson Aghalor, Elvis Ojiyorwe and Jeff Omarsar and one Ghanaian, Yussif Yakubu, have been slapped with conspiracy and kidnapping.
The Canadians, Lauren Tilley and Bailey Chitty were rescued by Ghanaian police officials after being held hostage for a week in July 2019.
In other news, The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) and the Coalition of Concerned Teachers-Ghana (CCT-GH), have declared their intention of going on strike.
The groups stated collectively stated that there has been a continuous row over salaries which has yielded little results.
The decision comes as students prepare for their end of term examinations which come just ahead of the Christmas season.
The three groups revealed that attempts to get arrears owed them between 2012 and 2016 have yielded no results.
They added that their decision follows a series of meetings with government agencies such as the Ghana Education Service (GES), ministry of employment and labour relations and the Controller and Accountant General Department (CAGD) in a bid to demand the payment of their monies.
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