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Corruption: Only 9 MPs underneath investigations – Martin Amidu


He claimed about 8 MPs from the Countrywide Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Celebration (NPP), aside from the MP for Bawku Central Mahama Ayariga who is at this time under investigations.

His reactions stick to media publication suggesting that he has submitted a “tall record” of MPs who have been lined up for doable prosecution.

In a statement, Amidu defined that his reaction was in relation to a report that quoted Vast majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu as acquiring made the allegation in an job interview.

Amidu stated that the Business office of the Distinctive Prosecutor “has from time to time created published requests to the Rt. Hon. Speaker [of Parliament] to release named Users of Parliament to help it in conducting investigation into allegations of the suspected commission of corruption and corruption-associated offences.

“Apart from the Hon. Mahama Ayariga, who is a 1st Accused in a pending situation submitted in the Superior Court and thus dealing with achievable prosecution, the Place of work has not created any final decision regardless of whether or not to charge any other Member of Parliament for a corruption offence enable by yourself for this sort of member to encounter probable prosecution by this Office.”

“Ought to there be any bi-partisan agenda for publishing these untruths the public really should be instructed upfront and boldly of their intentions and not by way of subterfuge,” he famous.

Exclusive Prosecutor, Martin Amidu

He pressured that “The Office environment of the Unique Prosecutor needs to state that 9 out of 275 Customers of Parliament cannot by any appropriate use of the English language be stated to be a tall checklist even for the functions of an invitation to launch Customers of Parliament to assist the investigation of corruption offences.”

“The information ought to therefore be established right by not remaining silent and lend credence to the falsehood that there is a tall checklist from the Exclusive Prosecutor of “members who will be dealing with achievable prosecution by the SP for different offences.”

“The Place of work of the Unique Prosecutor shall, particularly, under the existing to start with Specific Prosecutor keep on to invite members of each the Government and Parliament without the need of panic or favour, passion or unwell will, to help the Business in investigating the suspected commission of corruption and corruption-offices or as witnesses in these kinds of instances as needed by the mandate of the Workplace.

“When the checklist gets tall it will suggest that the stables of corruption are receiving pretty filthy and smelly and need to be cleared vigorously to excise the canker as demanded by the electorate at the 2016 Elections and actualized by His Excellency the President and Parliament. The Office has no evidence of this kind of a tall list however.

“It is accurate as disclosed in the job interview by the Minister and The greater part Leader who is a dual member of the Government and the Legislature, that the Leadership of Parliament engaged the Office of the Special Prosecutor, represented by the Distinctive Prosecutor and the Deputy Unique Prosecutor, in the morning of 3rd June 2019 in conversations more than Hon. Mahama Ayariga, a 1st Accused man or woman whose case was pending for listening to (arraignment) on 4th June 2019 pursuant to a Induce Checklist issued by the Significant Courtroom, Accra,” Amidu said in his push statement.

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