Ofosu Ampofo faces four charges; granted bail but must report again to CID on Thursday

The police have levelled four charges against the national chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, after he reported himself to answer questions concerning a leaked tape in which he is said to have made certain statements inciting violence.

The four charges Graphic Online gathers are a threat of harm, conspiracy to harm, rioting and assault of a public official.

Mr Ofosu Ampofo has refused to comment on the audio which he says is doctored.

When he visited the CID headquarters on Monday, about 30 minutes of the audio was played for him to listen after which he was asked whether that was his voice but he refused to comment on the audio, Graphic Online understands.

He was formally arrested and was charged accordingly with a threat of harm, conspiracy to harm, rioting and assault of a public official and proceeded to write his statement.

After that, he was granted bail in the sum of Gh₡400,000 with two sureties.

All this happened within a duration of close to 9 hours on Monday.

He is to report to the CID on Thursday March 7, 2019.

The police have also requested for his mobile phone Graphic Online has gathered.

Mr Ofosu Ampofo did not go to the CID headquarters with his mobile phone so the police have detailed some officers to go with him to his house for the phone.

Source: Daily Graphic

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