There is a turf-war between some top police officers at the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), headquartered at the Ghana Police Service in Accra, and the family members of the late Development Chief of Ardeyman community, Nii Tetteh Sarbah, Today can report.
The late chief was shot and butchered to death on Thursday, June 8, 2017.
The rift, Today established, follows a secret move by some high profile personalities of the Ga State in connivance with some top police officers at the CID headquarters to secure bail for the 21 persons who have been charged with the gruesome murder of Nii Tetteh Sarbah.
According to sources close to the family, the agreement for securing bail for the suspects was reached on Friday, June 30, 2017 at the CID headquarters.
The bail forms, the source added, were subsequently filled and will be sent today, Tuesday, July 4, 2017 to the Adjabeng District Court in Accra.
The court on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 remanded into police custody the 21 persons charged with the murder of Nii Tetteh Sarbah.
The 21 suspects who had been charged with murder had their plea reserved and they are supposed to reappear in court on Monday, July 12, 2017, pending further police investigations.
Some of the suspects who police prosecutors charged with the murder of chief are Nii Quaye Kortey, aka Cobra, 39, a carpenter; Musah Mohammed, 28, a scrap dealer; Rahim Yakubu, 20, a herdsman; James Laryea, 36; Michael Akumah, 28, and; Prince Kwesi Boateng, 24.
The accused persons were presented at the Adjabeng District Court presided over by Magistrate, His Lordship Isaac Addo, on Wednesday, June 28, 2017.
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