Monday, 06 July

Coup plot: BNI cages Agordzo for treason

General News
ACP Dr Agordzo

ACP Dr Benjamin Agordzo has been charged with treason in connection with the recent alleged coup plot to destabilise Ghana.

The former Director of the Transformation Office of the Ghana Police Service, is being held by the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI).

He is alleged to have offered some assistance to the alleged lead coup plotter Dr Frederick Yao Mac-Palm and some eight other suspects including military officers, who have also been charged with treason.

Dr Agordzo and another top police chief COP Nathan Kofi Boakye have been questioned in connection with the matter.

ACP Dr Agordzo’s lawyer, Mr Martin Kpebu told the media that his client’s interrogation on Monday largely centred on a contribution he made on a WhatsApp platform created by the nine other suspects, to the effect that the conditions prevailing in Ghana were conducive rife an Arab Spring-like outburst.

ACP Dr Agordzo has been denied bail. His interrogation continues on Tuesday, 5 November 2019.