The Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said that some military officers said to have been contacted by conspirators in the alleged attempted plot to destabilize the country have been arrested.
Speaking on the Citi CBS on Tuesday, the Minister said the officers are currently being interrogated as part of the security agencies’ probe into the matter.
“The updated brief I have is that some soldiers including at least one officer have also been picked up. They are in custody and are being interrogated in connection with this enterprise and when that interrogation is done, the details of that [will be out] and if some of them are to be charged, it will be done. The security agencies and the Military High Command informed us that they have it very well contained and that they are in full control,” he told Bernard Avle on the Citi CBS
On Saturday 21st September,209 reports indicated that some persons including the Managing Director of Citadel Hospital at Alajo in Accra, Dr. Mac-Palm, had been arrested for allegedly operating a weapon manufacturing factory from his hospital premises.
Meanwhile, lawyer for the accused persons, Victor Adawudu has said that although some weapons were found at the premises of the Citadel Hospital owned by Dr. Mac Palm, all the allegations made by the government against the group are false.