The woes of Ofosu Ampofo is considerably from above when the CID invited him all over again for questioning in connection with kidnappings and market place fires in the place.
A letter from the CID to the NDC Chairman spelled out that “Intelligence collected signifies that some of these kidnappings and fire outbreaks are currently being orchestrated by unidentified groups, persons and persons. Some of the people picked up for interrogation and investigation have talked about your name as portion of a grand plan built to cause dread and panic in the nation.”
It claimed “The Felony Investigations Department of the Ghana Police Services has commenced investigations into scenarios of kidnapping and fire outbreaks in several areas of the country.”
In February, Ampofo came in for powerful criticism immediately after an audio in which he was allegedly inciting violence leaked.
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The NDC Chairman, on a tape allegedly urged the party’s communicators to concentrate on the Chairperson of the Electoral Fee, Jean Mensa.
He is also listened to allegedly inciting them to insult the Chairman of the National Peace Council, Rev. Emmanuel Asante.
Nonetheless, the celebration mentioned the harassment and destructive invitation of Ofosu-Ampofo is politically enthusiastic.
In accordance to the Nationwide Communications Officer of the NDC, Sammy Gyamfi they will not honour the invitation.
He reported the police are only pandering to the government’s partisan politicking and tries to disrespect the Chairman of the NDC.
He told Accra-primarily based Joy FM that “We are legislation-abiding citizens but we are not cowards… We will not cooperate with them. We will resist this oppressor’s rule.”
He insisted that the hundreds of thousands in the get together will not stand and view their chairman harassed by the police.
“It has gotten to the place wherever we have to pull the breaks, attract the line and say ample is enough,” Sammy Gyamfi famous.
A member of the lawful staff of the NDC Chairman, Edudzi Tameklo explained: “If you Madam Tiwaa [CID boss] you have been instructed, for regardless of what cause, to play political game titles with the countrywide chairman of the NDC, you should know that we are not second course citizens of this country and we are never going to permit our nationwide chairman to be disgraced by Tiwaa Addo Danquah, it will not transpire and we will not glorify this dubious invitation letter, they can do regardless of what they want to do.”
“Why should really he [Ofosu-Ampofo] honour this? When any individual is inviting you to come and aid and the man or woman has previously shaped his impression, why should you go and assist that man or woman? If they are minded, they can go and desire prison summons, we will arrive to any court of legislation but this Nana Akufo-Addo-Gustavo Ghana law enforcement, with the greatest respect, no person will honour this dubious invitation, it smacks of partisanship, it is not even humorous,” he additional.
Flagbearer of the social gathering, John Mahama also joined to protect Ofosu-Ampofo and described the sequence of police invitations to the NDC Chairman as a indicator of desperation on the section of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
He cautioned the authorities that they may be placing a lousy illustration.
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Addressing party faithfuls at Jamestown in Accra, he stated “No quantity of harassment of our National Chairman will help save the NPP from defeat. Without a doubt, it is a indicator of desperation that the Main Government of our party, the Chairman of our get together is constantly currently being harassed by the Law enforcement Authority.
“…They need to keep in mind that in every thing they do, they are setting a precedent. You can not get any frivolous and vexatious investigation and be inviting the Countrywide Chairman of the largest opposition each and every day to the CID headquarters on really useless allegations.”