May 6, 2021
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CID Investigates NPP’s Obiri Boahen Over Unlawful Radi …

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has initiated investigations into an unlawful radio comments made by the Deputy General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Obiri Boahen deemed to have breached the country’s peace.


According to the CID, Obiri Boahen is being questioned for some alleged unlawful comments he made during a radio interview on Accra based Okay FM on May 15, 2020 which is in relations to the offence of offensive conduct conducive to the breach of the peace contrary to section 207 of the criminal and other Offences Act, 1960 ( Act 29).


He made the said comment on the same programme with Major Boakye-Djan who was arrested and granted bail earlier this week.


In a statement signed and issued by Ms Juliana Obeng, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) and Head of Public Affairs at the CID revealed that the investigation was ongoing, hence due diligence will be done on the matter.
Meanwhile, a leading member of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Major (Rtd) Kwadwo Boakye-Djan has been granted bail after he was arrested for making comments which is said to be a breach of the peace of the country.


The statement explained that Major (rtd) Boakye-Djan has been charged with the offence of offensive conduct conducive to the breach of the peace contrary to section 207 of the Criminal and Other Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29).
After being granted police enquiry bail, Major Boakye-Djan is expected to report to the police once a week.


The arrest came after he was questioned by officials of the Criminal Investigations Department of the Ghana Police Service at his residence on Tuesday at his hometown at Bebianiha in the Bono Region.

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