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General News of Friday, 13 July 2018

Source: adomonline.com

Adom FM breaks silence on the arrest of Captain Smart by National Security

Management of Adom 106.3 FM have broken their silence on the alleged arrest of the station’s morning show host, Godsbrain Blessed Smart, known in media circles as Captain Smart.

A statement released in the afternoon of Friday, July 13 by the station’s management says its attention has been drawn to media reports about the Dwaso Nsem host at the NPP National Delegates Conference, which took place at Koforidua in the Eastern Region.

The statement says while management understands that Captain was arrested for allegedly having bodyguards who were dressed like military men and were wielded unauthorized guns and other unauthorised accoutrements, they neither know nor have any knowledge of same.

“We wish to state that the Management of the Adom FM has neither assigned any personal bodyguards to Captain Smart nor do we know of any and that his actions, if true as alleged, were neither sanctioned nor condoned by us”, the statement read.

Below is the full release by Management of the station:

STATEMENT ON THE ARREST OF CAPTAIN SMART

“The attention of Management of Adom 106.3 FM has been drawn to reports in the media that Godsbrain Blessed Smart, a.k.a. Captain Smart, host of Adom FM’s Morning Show, Dwaso Nsem, was picked up for questioning by the Police on Saturday, July 7 2018 at the NPP National Delegates Conference, which took place at Koforidua, Eastern Region.

Captain Smart was part of a team from Adom FM 106.3 FM who were dispatched to cover the Conference.

From the reports, Captain Smart was arrested together with his bodyguards. The reports allege that his bodyguards, who were dressed like military men, were wielding unauthorized guns and other unauthorised accoutrements.

We understand from the reports, that National Security Officers present, took over the case and subsequently granted bail to Captain Smart, after interrogation. The matter is currently being investigated by National Security.

We wish to state that the Management of the Adom FM has neither assigned any personal bodyguards to Captain Smart nor do we know of any and that his actions, if true as alleged, were neither sanctioned nor condoned by us.

Even though we have commenced internal investigations into the matter, we will await the outcome of the National Security investigations, upon which further action will be taken if necessary.”

By Management of Adom 106.3 FM