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28.08.2004 Crime & Punishment

Ibrahim Adams Freed

Ibrahim Adams Freed
LISTEN AUG 28, 2004

One of the 3 Quality Grain convicts, former Minister of agric, Ibrahim Adams walked out of the kumasi central prisons at 3.09 am GMT today after a two year jail term.

Ibrahim Adams together with George Sipa Yankey were sentenced and jailed two years each for willfully causing financial loss to the state with respect to the roles they played in the implementation of the Quality Grain Project at Aveyime in the Volta Region.

The third, former Finance Minister Kwame Peprah was jailed four years while two others former Chief of Staff Nana Ato Dadzie and Dr. Samuel Dapaah were acquitted and discharged.

Kapital Radio can confirm that he was escorted outside the prison premises by deputy director of prisons in charge of operations Dan Quaye with a land rover discovery PS6 enroute Accra.

Alhaji Abass a brother in-law driving a yellow benz numbered GR 5421q also accompanied the prison officials.

Tight-lipped Prison officials refused to speak to Kapital Radio's investigators at the time.

Disappointed party faithfuls as well as some regional executives who have planned a mini rally in his honour questioned why he was sent straigth to accra this morning when the station broke the story.