Mr Ambrose Dery, The Interior Minister, has disclosed that the man who has a CCTV footage of the robbery attack on a bullion van has refused to release the video to the Police.
The Interior Minister took to a television station to appeal that the man release the video to authorities to assist the police to arrest the criminals involved in the robbery.
The infamous bullion van robbery at Jamestown on the Korle-bu road lead to the killing of a police officer and another person.
The criminals also made away with an undisclosed amount of money in the bullion van.
Mr Dery said in an exclusive interview on TV3 that the Police had informed him about the unwillingness of the man to release the CCTV video to help arrest the robbers.
According to him, the man wants to trade the CCTV footage for money and has said he will not release it until he is paid.
“This matter should be dealt with quickly as possible. It happened in the day time but they raise an issue that I think I want to use this forum to appeal. They say there is person who owns a CCTV in the vicinity.
“The Police are asking that they be given the recording of the CCTV but there was resistance from the owner. I want to use this medium to appeal to him to cooperate and to appeal to all those person who were in the vicinity to assist the Police on whatever description or whatever information that they have to enable us track them.”
“I want to emphasize that I told the Police each death is equally important. It mustn’t be a police, it mustn’t be a prominent politician, each death is equally important.