MyNewsGh.com can authoritatively confirm that the Inspector General of Police David Asante Apeatu and Criminal Investigations Department Boss Tiwaa Addo Danquah had a major disagreement over whether or not Kwasi Nyantakyi should be granted bail.
According to a trusted inside source; Mrs Tiwaa Addo Danquah who is out of the country called to issue bail instructions to the department’s Director of Operations 2iC Chief Superintendent Apenteng.
But for this, Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi would have slept overnight in the custody of the CID.
According to our source deep inside the security apparatus, Kwesi Nyantakyi was not supposed to be granted bail.
ACP Aboagye Nyarko Deputy CID Director of CID, knowing his Boss was out of jurisdiction (in the UK) yesterday reverted to the IGP to seek for instructions on whether Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi should be granted bail as they were done with him on the day, having grilled him for over 5 hours since he landed at about 11:34am.
The directive from the IGP to the Deputy CID boss was for Nyantakyi to be detained and not granted bail.
Unknown to the Deputy CID Boss, however, Chief Supt Apenteng who is 2 IC in charge of Operations at the CID Headquarters had also sought instructions from the CID boss (Mrs Tiwaa Addo Danquah) who is outside Ghana.
She instructed that the GFA President should be granted bail which was communicated to Nyantakyi’s lawyer immediately.
Before the IGP’s instructions could reach the holding team, The CID operations team were almost done processing Kwesi Nyantakyi out with his lawyer.
IGP vs CID Boss
The CID Boss and the IGP had to communicate with each other to solve the miscommunication mishap that led the CID Boss to issue an order to Chief Superintendent Apenteng, 2iC in Operation to release Nyantakyi when the IGP had also instructed Deputy CID Director ACP Aboagye Nyarko not to grant Mr Nyantakyi bail.
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Reports say Mr Nyantakyi who has been the president of the Ghana Football Association for 13 years was captured negotiating a deal using the name of President Nana Akufo-Addo.
Abu Jinapor said the GFA President was seen trying to secure investments in the name of the President, Vice President, and other key government officials.