Why CID investigated Captain Smart for alleged GH¢25,000 bribe – Amoako-Atta speaks
The Minister of Roads and Highways, Mr Kwasi Amoako-Atta has been explaining how he made a complaint in August 2021 to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service and it has led to a revelation that, radio talk host, Blessed Godsbrain Smart, commonly referred to as Captain Smart, allegedly “accepted a bribe,” according to the police, to influence a public officer [Kwasi Amoako-Atta].
Captain Smart, the host of Onua TV’s breakfast show, has been cited in the CID report dated January 13, 2022, on an investigation into allegations of corruption for the offences of defrauding by false pretense and accepting or giving bribe to corrupt a public officer.
In a radio interview on Accra based Oman FM Wednesday morning [Jan 19, 2022], monitored by Graphic Online, Mr Amoako-Atta said he made the complaint to the CID after he was informed about the allegation on radio, that, a certain woman was alleging she paid some money through Captain Smart for him [Amoako-Atta].
He said he requested for a recording of the allegation which was aired on Net2 and followed it up with a complaint to the CID.
He said it is following the CID investigation and the intention to follow it up with a prosecution that has interested him to comment on it following a revelation that he [Amoako-Atta] has not received any money from Captain Smart.
He said he was looking forward to the CID prosecution.
Attempts by Graphic Online to reach Captain Smart for a reaction has not been successful as of now.
Below is a copy of the CID report on the issue
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