We are not in a hurry to prosecute people - Attorney General

We are not in a hurry to prosecute people - Attorney General

- Government says it's gathering evidence against all allegations of corruption

- Attorney General, Gloria Akufo says she will not rush in these investigations

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The attorney general's department has revealed that it is currently putting together strong evidence against all alleged corrupt officials in the erstwhile Mahama administration.

We are not in a hurry to prosecute people - Attorney General

We are not in a hurry to prosecute people - Attorney General

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There have been reports of how government is preparing to fasts track the trial and subsequent prosecution of all alleged corrupt NDC officials but sector minister, Gloria Akufo has stated that she is still gathering evidence.

According to her, much as government has pledged its resolve to prosecute all corrupt officials, there is the need for substantial evidence to be gathered first stating that the "burden of proof in guilt is a very high one and the least doubt will inure to their[accused] benefit."

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With the coming on board of the SSNIT scandal which cost the nation over 70 million dollars not forgetting the recent issue regarding the sanitation scandal, there is a high chance of government mounting intense investigations and subsequently prosecuting all such offenders for causing financial loss to the state.

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