Millions of materials have been retrieved from the phones belonging to murdered investigator Ahmed Hussein-Suale, two years after he was shot and killed in Madina.
The question had been asked by North Tongu MP, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa.
Dame told lawmakers that the two phones of Ahmed had been flown to the United States with the assistance of the American Embassy in Accra.
After seven months, the American experts returned the two phones with a hard drive containing â€œhuge volumes of data, comprising millions of documents, videos, audios, text and WhatsApp messages.â€
He added that the contents are being analyzed by a Cyber Crimes team, before concluding thus: â€Investigations on the matter still continues, progress is being made.â€
â€œThe two phones of the deceased person were sent to the United States for unlocking and extraction of information by information technology experts in that country.
â€œOn 17 July 2020; a request letter to that effect was sent to the US embassy. On 11th August 2020, the phones were sent to US through the American Embassy in Accra.
â€œIn February â€“ March 2021, the American regional security officer successfully handed over the two phones â€“ iPhone 7 plus together with the Huawei smartphone which belonged to the murdered investigative journalist, Ahmed Suale, together with external drive with data extracted from the phones of the investigator.
â€œMr Speaker, huge volumes of data, comprising millions of documents, videos, audios, text and WhatsApp messages are being analyzed by a team from the Police CID Cyber Crimes Unit. Investigations on the matter still continue, progress is being made,â€ he concluded.