Let’s criminalise unreasonably unexplained wealth- SP Nominee
Special Prosecutor Nominee Kissi Agyebeng has affirmed that individuals who cannot reasonably and lawfully explain the sources of their wealth must be made to face the law based hardcore evidence.
Appearing before the Appointment Committee of Parliament on Thursday 22 July 2021in Accra, the Criminal Law Expert Kissi Agyebeng noted that “Corruptions is secretive and so, if I place a burden on you to reasonably explain the lawful sources of your wealth and you are unable to do so, then I have a duty to question you.
He noted that “I will be looking at the lawful sources of that income of persons and if the sources of the persons’ wealth is questionable and not lawful, you should be questioned and penalised in line with law.
“The law court is the laboratory the law …so I lecture the law and practise the law. I will investigate, prosecute and confiscate state wrongly at the hands of individuals”.
Source : africaneditors.com