3 SA ex-Police officers I will sue BNI - Atta Akyea

Samuel Atta Akyea insist that the BNI flouted court order by detaining the three South African internationals after they were granted bail till the news of their deportation.

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Lawyers for the three deported ex-South African police officials have vowed to pursue the case of contempt against the Bureau of National Investigations.

Samuel Atta Akyea, one of the lawyers insisted that the BNI flouted court order by detaining the three South African internationals after they were granted bail till the news of their deportation.

Read more: 3 SA ex-police officers deported

“They illegally and unlawfully took away the three South African internationals,” he said.

The three ex-South African police officials Ahmed Sheik Hazis(rtd)54, Warrant officer

Denvier Dwayne 33 and Captain Mlungiseleli Jokani 45 were arrested by the BNI and detained for almost a week and charged with unlawful training and conspiring to commit crime.

See also: SA ex-cops Saga: Capt. Koda released by BNI

But  Atta Akyea says the BNI treated the orders of the court with impunity and therefore believes they should be punished according to the law.

He also denied claims by the Interior Minister that the three men possessed important document and described it as an afterthought.

More here: Capt. Koda is a 'jail-breaker' - Interior Ministry

“They are trying to hype the entire situation. It is very embarrassing,” he added.

Lawyer Samuel Atta Akyea is expected to file a case against the BNI within the week.

Meanwhile, government has denied claims that the BNI flouted the orders of the court.

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