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Fri Sep 30 12:04:14 SAST 2016

Former SA cops charged in Ghana for 'engaging in terrorist acts'

Times LIVE | 24 March, 2016 17:47
On duty SAPS member. File photo.
Image by: Daniel Born

Three South African men were granted bail after being arrested by the Ghanaian Bureau of National Investigation (BNI) for allegedly training a group of people to engage in terrorist acts.

According to, Major Ahmed Shaik Hazis (54), Warrant Officer Denver Dwayhe Naidu (39) and Captain Mlungiseleli Jokani (45) were arrested on March 20 at El Capitano Hotel in Agona Duakwa in Ghana.

The three were arrested for training private security personnel of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Presidential Candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo.

When the local police and BNI operatives investigated the hotel where the trio were training a group of young men in various 'military drills' they also discovered a 'comprehensive report' on the operations.

"The document contained a detailed profile of all the workers of Super Lock Technologies (STL), past and present and went on to identify key staff members, giving an assessment of their strengths and vulnerabilities with the view to possibly compromising them so as to get them commit acts that will tend to favour a particular party in the 2016 elections, using the STL security infrastructure," BNI said.

An Accra circuit court judge ruled each of them be granted bail to the tune of GHc 20,000 each with one surety, according to Daily Guide Africa. The trio pleaded not guilty to charges of unlawful training and false declaration.

Hazis and the other two men have claimed they were security management consultants.

The trio travelled to Ghana on business visas issued by the Ghana embassy in Pretoria.

The case has been adjourned to April 12, 2016.


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