Coup plotters planned abducting Akufo-Addo – State Prosecutors


The men facing trial for allegedly attempting to overthrow the Akufo-Addo-led government have been accused by the State prosecutors of planning to abduct the President, Vice President, Speaker of Parliament, and the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) in the process.

The prosecution at the Kaneshie District Court court on Tuesday, 3 March 2020 also accused the alleged coup plotters of discussing whether or not to kill President Nana Akufo-Addo.

The Senior State Attorney, Ms Hilda Craig further accused the embattled men of planning to jam communications signals of the National Communications Authority (NCA).

Ms Craig told the court that the state will call 19 witnesses and also present 113 exhibits as evidence to prove its case.

The 10 persons standing trial are Frederick Yao Mac-Palm, Dornyah “Ezor” Kafui (a local weapon manufacturer), Bright Allan Debrah Ofosu (aka BB or ADC)(freight manager). 

Colonel Samuel Kojo Gameli and WO2 Esther Saan, Lance Corporal Ali Solomon, Corporal Seidu Abubakar, Sylvester Akanbiri, a civilian employee of the Armed forces, Johannes Zikpi and Senior Police Officer ACP Agordzo.

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