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Ambulance Case: Attorney-General Says Minority Leader Pleaded to Discontinue Case

The AG's reaction come after accusations that he tried to get an accused person incriminate Minority Leader Ato Forson

The Attorney-General, Godfred Dame has denied accusations that he used underhand tactics to get one of the accused persons in the ambulance case to incriminate Minority Leader Ato Forson. Rather, he insisted that the Minority leader had pleaded with him to discontinue the case.

At a court hearing today, Richard Jakpa, a businessman who is standing trial with Mr Forson for allegedly causing financial loss to the state revealed in an angry outburst that Mr. Dame had engaged him at odd hours to have him implicate the NDC MP.


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“The A-G has on several occasions engaged me at odd hours to help him make a case against A1 and I have evidence for that.. If he pushes me, I will open the Pandora’s box,” was what he said.

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However, Dame says that is false, adding in a statement that Richard Jakpa had contacted him many times for a plea deal.

“This plea bargaining proposal has, to date, not been accepted by the Attorney-General. The Attorney-General has video evidence of the first accused, person, Cassiel Ato Forson, coming to meet him and to plead with him to discontinue the prosecution. This, the Attorney-General has refused to do,” the statement said.

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Read the AG’s statement below;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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