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General News Tue, 3 Jan 2012

BNI asks for more time to complete work on missing cocaine

Accra, Jan. 3, GNA -The Government has granted a request by the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) for an extension of time beyond the seven-day time frame given to it to investigate the circumstances under which substance that was tested as cocaine turned into sodium bicarbonate.

A statement signed in Accra on Tuesday by Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, Deputy Minister of Information, said the BNI had requested for the extension in order to complete its investigations.

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Government has, however, indicated that the BNI has up to Friday, January 6, 2012 to present its report to President John Evans Atta Mills.

Source: GNA
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