The six persons standing trial in the Nayele Ametepe cocaine saga have been granted bail by an Accra Circuit court. The presiding Judge, Justice Francis Obiri pegged the bail amount at GHC 100,000 with three sureties.

One being a public servant earning not less than GHC 100,000. The accused persons are; Alhaji Mohammed Alamid Dawood, Nana Akua Amponsah and Sadalia Sandra Nuhu and three other officials of the Kotoka International Airport (KIA). They were accused of aiding Ruby Adu Gyamfi, alias Nayele Ametefe to transport 12.5 kilograms of cocaine to the United Kingdom. Alhaji Dawood is said to have facilitated Nayele’s access through the VVIP lounge at the KIA while the two women have been accused of travelling with Nayele but absconded after she was arrested at the Heathrow Airport

The family and friends of the six accused persons expressed their appreciation to the judge for the ruling on the bail application. “We are very happy, really, really happy,” they told Citi News’ Fred Djabanor. Meanwhile, Nayele has pleaded guilty to to charges proffered against her by a UK court and is expected to reappear before the court on January 5, 2015.   By: Efua Idan Osam/citifmonline.com/Ghana

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