The National Democratic Congress (NDC) activist, Dela Coffie will spend the night behind bars, the Office of the Special Prosecutor has confirmed.
Coffie on Monday (6 June) turned himself in a few days after the Office of the Special Prosecutor declared him wanted.
Updating its Facebook post a short while ago, the OSP said the NDC member has been “detained”.
The special prosecutor has charged him for “forgery of official document and corruption.”
The Office of the Special Prosecutor on Friday ( 3 June) declared Coffie, wanted for “forgery of official document.”
In an official notice, the Special Prosecutor, Kissi Agyebeng, said his office has secured “a warrant of arrest” for Coffie also for “corruption and corruption-related offences.”
Details about the charges were not given.
Although Coffie is a known NDC activist, he has been outspoken against the party’s 2020 presidential candidate, John Mahama.
I am available, says Dela Coffie
Meanwhile, Coffie posted on Facebook moments after the announcement that he is available “right here in Ghana and will submit myself to any queries of law enforcement agencies as I have nothing to hide.”
“Dela Coffie is a law-abiding citizen and ready to fight any concocted allegations geared towards tarnishing my image in the estimation of right-thinking members of society,” he added.
SOURCE: DAILY MAIL GH