CASH FOR JUSTICE: UE/REG. CHIEF STATE ATTORNEY DEFENDS BRIBE-TAKING STATE’S ATTORNEY.

As the nation keenly awaits the airing of the much-talked about explosive investigative piece titled “CASH FOR JUSTICE” produced by investigative journalist, Edward Adeti, this news portal has in its possession exclusive documents detailing how the Upper East Regional Chief State’s Attorney, George Y. F. Kpodo defended his bribe-taking deputy against public outcry.

As the trailer of the bombshell documentary travels beyond borders awaiting full airing tomorrow, 31st October 2019 @ 6:30 pm on GhOne Television, this portal unearthed facts that suggested a powerful pair of hands gave the embattled bribe-taking state’s attorney, Emmanuel Otoo-Boison, a well-protected field and will to perpetrate and operate a barter [exchanging justice for goodies] in the judiciary system in the Upper East Region.

Mr. Kpodo, whose mandate is to give legal advice on state cases and by extension fight crime, is ironically protecting a colleague whose alleged illegal activities he ought to have investigated when the public raised concerns about him. George F. YKpodo, per documents available to this portal is seen defending and supporting his deputy.

As the public continuously unzipped their frustrations about the conduct of the embattled state legal representative, his superior Mr.kpodo kept saying his deputy was clean and hardworking and kept asking for evidence to prove he (Otoo-Boison) was corrupt.

Mr. Kpodo once hit hard at the Bolgatanga Municipal Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Samuel Punobyin, because the police commander complained that the state’s attorney (Otoo-Boison) was taking bribes to free crime suspects from facing court trial.

Excerpts of Mr. Kpodo’s defensive letter read: “I fully support, concur and endorse Mr. Boison’s advices on all dockets. I found no evidence of wrongdoing or unprofessional conduct in his advices”. 

Mr. Kpodo went ahead and asked the very senior police officerto “write a letter of unconditional and unqualified apology to Mr. Boison within two weeks”.

As tongues wag in anticipation of the airing of the documentary, many are pondering seriously over the nonstop defence mantra of Mr. Boison’s conduct by his superior.

Many are asking if the embattled state lawyer had the full backing of his superior to pervert the course of justice in exchange of goodies.

Meanwhile, a text message sent to Mr. Kpodo regarding his continuous defence of Mr. Boison has not been answered as of press time.

SOURCE: Abugri Sumaila Haruna/ghanaianeye.com


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