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    THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING GHANA'S ARMED FORCES, AIR MARSHAL M.A. OTU, HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR?

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    THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING GHANA'S ARMED FORCES, AIR MARSHAL M.A. OTU, HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR SUSPECTED COMPLICITY IN SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT, IT WAS ANNOUNCED IN ACCRA TODAY (WEDNESDAY). HIS AIDE DE CAMP, LIEUTENANT KWAPONG, WAS ALSO ARRESTED. A STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE RULING NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL, SAID THE TWO MEN HAD BEEN PLACED UNDER "CLOSE ARREST PENDING FULL INVESTIGATIONS."
    AIR MARSHAL MICHAEL OTU, AGED 42, BECAME GHANA'S CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF AND GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING ON 1 MARCH OF THIS YEAR. DETAILS OF HIS ALLEGED SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES WERE NOT GIVEN. A GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT SAID THAT MAJOR-GENERAL A.K. OCRAN HAD BEEN APPOINTED ACTING COMMANDER OF THE ARMED FORCES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8JCHGGM28V0283ATL4JDZIUQ2
    Media URN:
    VLVA8JCHGGM28V0283ATL4JDZIUQ2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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