The bail to the tune of twenty thousand cedis each with one surety was granted by the court despite the state asking for more time to investigate the matter.
The suspects who were arraigned alongside Captain Koda, the head of security for the NPP flag bearer Nana Akuffo Addo and Captain Kwesi Acquah (retd), who is also the owner of Delta Force Security Company Limited the security firm which brought them into the country were charged with unlawful training and false declaration, something they pleaded not guilty to.
The bail to the tune of twenty thousand cedis each with one surety was granted by the court despite the state asking for more time to investigate the matter. In the order the judge Patricia Quansah ordered the BNI to seize the passports of the suspects till further notice. The court also asked the suspects to be held at the court registry pending the fulfillment of their bail conditions but was defied by the BNI officials who sent them back to their cells.
The three, Major Ahmed Shaik (retd), 54; Warrant Officer Denver Dwahye, 33, and Captain Mlungiseli Jokani, 45 – were picked up at the EL-Capitano Hotel in the central region on the 20th of March upon a tip off where they have been alleged to be training some young people in various security drills, including unarmed combat, weapon handling, VIP protection techniques and rapid response manoeuvres.
The case has been adjourned to April 12, 2016.