Dr. Fredrick Mac Palm of the Citadel hospital at Alajo, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Benjamin Agordzo, a top police official and others have been re-arrested and dragged to the High Court for allegedly playing various roles in an alleged attempt to destabilise the country.
This alleged attempt to destabilise the nation happened on Friday, April 23, 2021, the National Intelligence Bureau (NIB) has said.
Charges levelled against them when they appeared in court included high treason, conspiracy and abetment.
Three High Court Justices presided over the case with Justice Afia Serwaa Asare-Botwey as the Chairperson.
All the accused persons pleaded not guilty to all charges of conspiracy to commit crime namely High Treason felony, High Treason felony and Abetment.
The other accused persons are Dr. Mac Palm, Donyo Kafui, Bright Alan Debrah, Johannes Zikpi, WO II Esther Saan, Corporal Seidu Abubakar, Corporal Ali Solomon and Sylvester Akankpewu.
They were initially held for conspiracy to commit treason and treason felony in which they were all granted bail expect two who could not meet their bail conditions.
Colonel Samuel Kojo Gameli and ACP Agordzo are being tried for abetment of high treason felony.
All the accused persons are said to belong to a group called Take Action Ghana which has an agenda to overthrow the Government and its institutions.
In June 2018, security agencies picked up intelligence of the group’s alleged plan to overthrow the government and usurp executive powers.