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Special Prosecutor directs closure of investigation into allegation of bribery against NPP MPs

Lawyer Kissi Agyabeng Boateng

The  Special Prosecutor (SP) has directed the closure of investigations into allegations that some Members of Parliament of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) received a bribe from an unnamed businessman to back down on their demand for the resignation of Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta. According to Mr Kissi Agyebeng, proceeding with investigations will yield no results.

“…the Special Prosecutor directs the closure of the investigation in respect of allegations that a well-known and wealthy businessman attempted to bribe a section of the majority caucus of Parliament. The Special Prosecutor determines that the institution of criminal proceedings, at this time, against the OSP’s identified suspect would serve no useful purpose,” a report dated December 28 sighted by indicated.

The SP stated, “The investigation may be re-opened should the circumstances and further facts dictate.”

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By: Eric Mensah-Ayettey

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