Coup plot: Avatime Chiefs, families demand soldier’s bail

and households of Samuel Kojo Gameli who is in custody over the alleged coup plot have referred to as on the condition to grant him bail although investigations carry on.

The armed service officer who was arrested in September 2019, is staying held in custody for allegedly plotting a coup to destabilise the place.

At a press convention held at Vane Thursday February 13, Mr. Senyo Onyami Charles, cousin of the army officer, accused the point out of denying him justice saying that “out of the 10 them, only just one has been granted bail. We are appealing with all humility that our brother need to be granted bail”.

He stressed that the regular space is not against steps of the state as much as the coup plot is worried but wishes the condition to look at granting bail for the suspect, while investigations are expedited for justice.

“We deem it healthy that as he’s one of our sons, we are just appealing to the point out, the prosecution in certain to expedite action on whichever is occurring to grant him bail.

We are not against the condition and we can not struggle the point out, our worry is an attractiveness to have him granted bail in accordance with the provisions of the 1992 structure, when investigations proceed. All 7 chiefs of Avatime are ready to sign the bail bond,” he said.


The suspects which includes Colonel Samuel Kojo Gameli, four civilians, four other army staff and a senior police officer, are claimed to be part of a group named Acquire Motion Ghana (TAG), that was allegedly planning to overthrow govt.

In accordance to the prosecution, the group prepared to undertake sequence of demonstrations, put with each other a approach to goal vital institutions which includes the Jubilee Dwelling, 37 Army Clinic, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, the National Law enforcement Instruction University and Burma Camp in their attempts to execute the prepared coup.

Source: Ghana | | Faisel Abdul-Iddrisu

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