SPY RINGS AT WORK – As wobbling administration begins count-down to polls
Beware! if you are a critic of this moribund administration! A network of spies could be trailing your movements and plotting to incriminate you in a diabolical plot to put you out of the government’s harm way.
As the December elections draws nigh and the uncertainties surrounding the party in power to succeed itself reaches a crescendo, covert operations by agents of the spy world are believed to be working in James Bond operations. The aim is to eliminate critics of this administration on the blind side of the general public. It is a scenario gaining currency among the populace with knowledge of the operations of the security services.
Member of Parliament for Asokwa Maxwell Kofi Jumah‘s initial hints on the activities these security operatives seem not to have attracted the attention of the general populace. But The Chronicle can report that the police are trying to unravel the mystery of a surveillance suspected to have been put on Mr. Kwabena Kwakye, General Manager of Oman FM in Accra, and host of the controversial programme the ‘Boiling point’
According to Mr. Kwakye, the suspicious activities of some individuals in plain clothes in his neighbourhood, as well as intelligence he had gathered over the past few days, were indicative of the fact that some people might be planning to attack his household. The attack, from his an analysis, may look like robbery, but stealing obviously, could not be the intention of those acting suspiciously around his neighbourhood.
He told The Chronicle that over the past few days, he had had some strange ‘visitors’ in his house at very odd hours of the night. At other times, he said, these spies would park their cars in front of his house at odd times of the night.
He said a combination of events in his neighbourhood had heightened his suspicions of the spy group, and that the underground operation could be linked to his hosting of ‘Boiling Point’, which is perceived to be anti-government in nature.
He said he had since lodged a complaint on the activities of the ‘spies’ at the Atomic Police Station in Accra, who have promised to investigate the matter.
Mr. Kwakye’s predicament might not be an isolated incidence of the covert activities of security operatives to cow their victims into submission.
Ghanaians may recall how a private conversation the Editor of the Chronicle, Mr. Ebo Quansah, had with a close friend at the Ghana International Press Centre in Accra on Monday October 4, 2010, was secretly recorded by individuals believed to be operatives of the National Security outfit and handed over to two pro-NDC radio stations to be used as material for phone-in programmes.
It is not long ago, when a tape popped up of an alleged phone conversation recording purportedly between Mr. Kofi Adams, now suspended Deputy General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), and Mr. Gabby Okyere Asare-Darko of the Danquah Institute became a subject of inquiry. Mr. Adams has since denied knowledge of the said conversation. He is refusing to claim ownership of the mutilated voice on the other side of that recording.
With the election nearer, and the government wobbling from unfavourable public reactions to its failed policies, the state authorities and the party propping up the government are said to be feeling jittery.
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