A police detective, Lance Corporal Kwame Adu Asabereh, who allegedly solid an official doc to help a
convicted British to flee from lawful custody, has appeared earlier than the Accra Circuit Courtroom on Tuesday.
L/C Asabereh, stationed on the Prison Investigations Division (CID) Headquarters, Accra, was charged with three
counts of forgery of official paperwork, abetment of crime, specifically prisoner escape and corruption by a public officer.
The courtroom heard that the police detective handed over passport of the convict, Harold Davies, which was in his(police)
custody to Davies, to allow him (convict) journey again to the UK.
Inspector Atuna Dickson advised the courtroom presided over by Afua Owusua that L/C Asabereh, who pleaded not responsible to all
the fees levelled towards him, assisted Davies to flee from lawful custody as a result of the convict promised to assist
him (policeman) to journey overseas.
Insp Dickson mentioned in 2019, a case of defrauding by false pretences, involving Davies, was referred to the accused for
Davies pleaded responsible when he appeared earlier than the courtroom and was convicted to 3 years in jail.
Insp Dickson mentioned the detective was requested to escort the British to Nsawam Prisons, however as a substitute, L/C Asabereh
accompanied the convict to his (L/C Asabereh) house at Sapeiman.
The prosecution advised the courtroom that investigations revealed that the accused solid the Police Removing of Prisoner E-book
to recommend that the convict had been despatched and obtained by authorities of Nsawam Prisons.
The prosecutor mentioned the accused admitted the offence upon his arrest.
The case has been adjourned to April 27.