The Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) has begun liaising with its foreign counterparts and other relevant international institutions for assistance in the running of investigations into the Airbus bribery scandal.
The Special Prosecutor is currently on a mission, as directed by the President, to “determine the complicity or otherwise of any Ghanaian government official, past or present, involved in the said scandal, and to take the necessary legal action against any such official, as required by Ghanaian law.”
Preliminary investigations which began on February 4 has so far revealed that there appears to be “reasonable” suspicion of the commission of corruption and corruption-related offences the matter on February 4, 2020.
A statement issued Monday February 10, 2020 and signed by the Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu indicated that “relevant domestic public institutions which can assist the on-going investigation have been contacted to provide information and documents under Act 959.”
“Contacts have also been initiated with the appropriate foreign authorities as provided by law for information and documents to assist the on-going investigation,” it added.
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