$5m bribery claim against CJ: Lawyer Kwasi Afrifa meets CID today

The lawyer at the centre of the $5m bribery allegation against the Chief Justice,  Kwasi Afrifa, will meet officials of the CID who are probing his claim at the Police headquarters today.

Afrifa who claims Anin-Yeboah demanded US $5 million from Ogyeedom Obranu Kwesi Atta VI is expected to defend his claim when he meets the police.

Chief Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah has denied allegations that he took a US$ 5 million bribe to influence a court case.

Chief Justice Anin-Yeboah

He consequently petitioned the Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service, Commissioner of Police (COP), Mr Isaac Ken Yeboah, to launch criminal investigations into the matter.

A copy of the petition dated Monday, July 12, 2021, signed by the Judicial Secretary, Justice Cynthia Pamela Addo, said there was no iota of truth in the said allegations by a Kumasi-based lawyer, Akwasi Afrifa.



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