The Chairman of the Committee investigating the leaked tape on the alleged plot to depose IGP Dr. George Akuffo Dampare, Samuel Atta Akyea, revealed that witnesses COP George Mensah and Supt. George Asare have refuted the leaked tape with the existence of an original version.
The committee will decide whether to hold an in-camera hearing, guided by the evidence, he told journalists after sitting on Monday, September 4, 2023.
“We have the benefit of a tape, on the assumption that it’s authentic. Members of the committee will have to listen to the tape and read the transcript, which will give us ideas on what to do next. First of all, do we bring all the stakeholders together with their lawyers for cross-examination and cross-firing to take place while listening attentively? And then, after they have finished, will we have our turn?”
“And then, are there matters which should not come into the public domain because of national security implications? So we will hold a long in-house or in-camera hearing, and then we will make some sense of it. This is how we are going to proceed. We will be guided strongly by the fact that this is not a simple exercise and that not everything should be fed to the public.”
Meanwhile, the sitting has been postponed indefinitely.