Police personnel have raided the residence of the former Deputy Power Minister, John Jinapor.
John Jinapor confirmed this in an interview with Kwami Sefa Kayi on Peace FM's Kokrokoo.
According to him, he was about to set off to Parliament on Friday when he was informed about the presence of the Police in his residence.
He noted that the Police were in search of some documents in his house over investigations into the AMERI Power deal.
"They had a search warrant on them. Ater they had showed it to me, i asked the police officer to give me a copy (of the warrant), but he refused," Mr Jinapor recounted.
“They searched everywhere, my bedroom, kitchen, my children’s room, garage and everywhere possible, but I told them that I don’t have anything with me and that every document regarding the Ameri deal was left at the ministry. They took my IPhone (but i took the sim card out first) and asked that I bring my laptop too. I told them I don’t have a personal laptop, the one I use is a property of parliament and so I will go and ask the Speaker if he will allow me to go and give it to them," he added.
The AMERI Power deal was signed by the erstwhile Mahama government.
The company was contracted to provide 300MW of power across the nation at a value of $ 510 million.
But the deal has suffered a major blow as it has emerged that the contractors for the deal executed the project at a price of $360 million.
The Police also invaded the residence of the former Minister of Power, Dr. Kwabena Donkor, over the same issue.
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