Martin Amidu, Special Prosecutor

The Special Prosecutor (SP), Martin Amidu, has served notice of his decision to treat the trending bribery allegations against some former public officials in relation to the Airbus scandal as ‘suspected crimes’ and nothing more.

Mr Amidu in a press statement dated February 10, 2020, explained the decision is by his outfit was to curb the ‘speculation’ and ‘politicization’ of disclosures made from the deferred prosecution agreements and judgments of the UK Crown Court.

“The Office of the Special Prosecutor appeals to the public not to speculate or politicize the disclosures made in the deferred prosecution agreements and judgments so as to allow this office to treat the suspected crimes as suspected crime simpliciter and nothing more, pending the conclusion of the investigation,” the statement read.

Read full details of statement below: