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Court remands man who made ‘false’ narcotic claims against police

A court in Accra has remanded accused person, Patrick Asiedu alias “Dr. Patrick Asiedu”, into Police custody.

The accused was arraigned on 18th January 2023, following his arrest in connection with a viral audio tape in which he made some false claims against some police officers.

Police on January 17, 2023, arrested Asiedu suspected to be the person in the audio tape describing an alleged elaborate incident of criminal behaviour on the part of the police.

“He is expected to reappear before the court on Tuesday, 31st January 2023,” Police said in a statement on Friday.

In the audio tape that has been widely circulated, the man who introduced himself as Dr. Patrick Asiedu claimed that he had been stopped by some police officers who planted substances suspected to be narcotics in his car and attempted to extort money from him.

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