The Ghanaian authorities confirmed at the weekend the Ivorian youth leader under ousted president Laurent Gbagbo, Mr. Charles Ble Goude has been extradited to face trial for crimes he committed in his home country.
The ally of the former president is to face charges of torture, kidnappings, illegal detentions, incitement of hatred and economic crimes.
The former head of the dreaded Young Patriots was arrested on Thursday by the Ghanaian government. He has been on the wanted list of his home government for more than a year.
National Security Coordinator Col. Larry Gbvelo-Lartey confirmed this at the weekend in Accra, just as the lawyer to the Ivorian, Kwame Akufo, condemned the extradition saying, that the decision to extradite his client was unacceptable.
“So far Ghana is part of the international community some respect to international law must be upheld. You do not arrest a man and (extradite) him without due process. It is complete incorrect, improper and unlawful,” he said