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Supt. Asare faces parliamentary committee on 'plot to remove IGP'

The public hearing on the leaked tape on an alleged plot to remove the Inspector General of Police, Dr George Akuffo Dampare, continues today, Monday, September 4, 2023.

One of the three senior police officers who was implicated in the tape, Superintendent George L. Asare, is facing the parliamentary committee set up by the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Gagbin to investigate the matter.

In the said video, a Police Commissioner, who described himself as Mensa, was heard with Bugri Naabu, plotting the removal of IGP, Dr. George Akuffo Dampare over fears he will be too firm in the 2024 elections.

The Police Commissioner who is said to be retiring is heard telling the politician that the IGP is too firm and will not allow machinations in next year’s polls if he is not removed.

He further notes that the nature of security the IGP provided during the Assin North by election shows he will not allow any rigging in the polls.

“This IGP won’t help us. He won’t, he wants everything to be done fairly and we don’t win elections that way. If we don’t remove him we can’t break the 8, in politics we need machinations and this IGP won’t allow that,” the Police Commissioner is heard saying.

The three officers allegedly captured in the tape COP George Alex Mensah, Commander Asare and Superintendent Emmanuel Gyabi are before the

Credit: Ghanaweb



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