The Criminal Investigation Department of the Ghana Police Service has invited radio show host Mugabe Maase, to assist them with information on alleged threats of death on the life of investigative journalist Manasseh Azure Awuni.
Mugabe,a radio host on Accra based XYZ had said the New Patriotic Party (NPP), was plotting to kill the investigative journalist whose latest expose on an alleged militia group associated with the NPP has triggered a reaction from government.
His work has been described as malicious by the Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah.
The radio show host on his show last week said God has revealed to him through a prophecy plans were hatched to have the journalist killed.
Following this, the CID has extended an invitation to him and he is expected to appear today (Tuesday).
A letter to that effect, signed by the Director General of Police CID, DCOP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Dankwa, asked the management of Radio XYZ to release Mugabe to enable him to meet a CID officer at 4 pm on Tuesday.
He is requested to assist the police with any information he has on the alleged threat of death to Manase following the airing of the documentary – Militia in the Heart of the City on Joy TV.
The letter in part said: “… There is report of threat of death on the life of Joy FM Journalist, Mr. Mannesseh Azure Awuni. This threat happened in the wake of the airing of the documentary titled ‘MILITIA IN THE HEART OF THE CITY’ on DE EYE GROUP’ on Joy TV on 7th March 2019’.