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A shocking revelation from Onua Maakye about happenings in the Nsawam Medium Security Prison has gotten jaws dropping with how officers at the facility have been transporting hard drugs to the prison yard through the inmates.

The 9-month undercover operation gathered video evidence of how prison officers trade in hard drugs whose merchandise is prohibited by Ghana’s laws.

Premiering the series on the show Tuesday, August 22, 2023, the team brought an inmate, Isaac Lartey, convicted for theft and sentenced for five years imprisonment, to testify with his experience on the illicit trade is carried out both outside and within the yard.

He revealed that inmates who go out to fulfill the ‘hard labour’ aspect of their sentencing are selected outside with an agenda.

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Apart from having to take care of the officer that takes them out, Isaac revealed that they have to each pay some ransom to the officers, the reason they solicit for funds when seen outside.

According to him, hard drugs are pressed and wrapped in polythene, apply sheabutter and insert them through their anus to the prison yard. Isaac indicated they defecate the drugs out through their faeces inside the yard for the officers to sell.

The story, with video evidence would be dished out in series for a period of thirty days for Onua TV/FM viewers and listeners.

More soon…

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