Suspected kidnappers of the Canadian nationals

The Accra High Court has granted bail to four of the eight accused persons standing trial for the kidnap of two Canadians in Kumasi.

Each of them was admitted to bail in the sum of 200,000 with two sureties one of which must be justified.

As part of their bail conditions, Abdul Nasir, Seidu Abubakari aka NBA, Safianu Abubakari and Abdul Rahman Suleiman aka Worfa are to report to the Kumasi Central Police Station every Monday.

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The court presided over by Justice George Buadi, granted the bail following an application by the lawyers of the four.

Hearing continues on August 12, 2019.

The rest of the accused persons are Sampson Aghalor, aka Romeo, Elvis Ojiyorwe and Jeff Omarsar, Yusif Yakubu.

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They have been accused of playing various roles in the kidnapping of Miss Lauren Patricia Catherine Tiley and Miss Bailey Jordan Chilly, who were in Kumasi to participate in a youth programme on June 4, 2019.

All the accused persons have been charged with two counts of conspiracy to kidnap, while Aghalor, Ojiyorwe, Omarsar and Yakubu, have been charged additionally with two counts of kidnapping.

Source: Daily Graphic