The 10 persons alleged to have plotted to destabilise the country have been granted bail in the total sum of Ghc18 million after being charged with high treason.
The punishment for high treason is death.
The 10 are Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Dr Benjamin Agordzo, and Colonel Samuel Kodzo Gameli, Dr Frederick Mac-Palm, Donya Kafui, Bright Alan Debrah Ofosu, Johannes Zikpi, Corporal Seidu Abubakar, Lance Corporal Ali Solomon, Corporal Sylvester Akanpewon and Warrant Officer (II) Esther Saan Dekuwine.
They were previously on trial on charges of abetment to treason felony and treason felony, which carried a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.
The Attorney-General (A-G) however, filed a nolle prosequi in that particular case and then brought them back to court Saturday, April 24, and charged them with high treason.
The case is before a three-member panel of the Accra High Court, presided over by Justice Afia Serwaah Asare-Botwe.
Two of the accused persons - ACP Dr. Agordzo, and Colonel Samuel Gameli were each granted bail in the sum of GHS1 million with two sureties, with one to be justified.
The two have been charged with abetment of high treason.
The rest have been charged with high treason and conspiracy to commit high treason.
They were each granted bail in the sum of GHS2 million with two sureties to be justified.
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