Today – Cocaine bust-up.
A dismissed police officer at Kwesimintsim District Police Command in Takoradi in the Western region, General Corporal Salihu Mohammed, has, for the first time, broken his silence on the alleged GH₵65,000 bribe, a retired judge of Takoradi Circuit court and three senior police officers took from a suspected cocaine dealer, Ebenezer Koomson, to frr him.
Consequently, Mr. Mohammed, who was dismissed as a result of his position against the alleged bribe his senior colleagues and the retired judge took from the cocaine suspect, blamed the Minister of Justice and Attorney General’s department (A-G) and the officer of the Chief of Justice for refusing to pursue the cocaine case after petitioning the two state institutions.
Retired judge, Charles Nimako who sat on the case and the then Kwesimintsim District Police Command, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Ayamga Yakubu, who is currently at the Police Training College at Tesano in Accra were alleged to have received the said money from the suspect in order to free him.
JB’s killer charged with murder
Nineteen-year-old, Daniel Asiedu, who is being held for the murder of the Abuakwa North Member of Parliament (MP), has been charged with nurder.
The opposition lawmaker, Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu was stabbed several times in his East-Legon residence in Accra a week ago.
According to a police charge sheet, the suspect single-handedly climbed to the room of the deceased through a window with a ladder and committed the murder.
“The suspect picked a ladder in the house and climbed to the porch of the top floor and entered the bedroom through the window while the deceased was sleeping. The suspect began to search the room but the deceased woke up and held him.
“He stabbed the deceased on the right above the breast. Deceased held the knife and shouted for help but no one came. The suspect pulled the knife through the deceased hand creating a deep cut in his palm.
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