The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources John Peter Amewu has expressed shock over the retrieval of a secret audio-visual recorder by the National Security which was planted in his office.

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He described as frightening the device planted in his office to spy him.

The device which was planted in a huge Coat of Arms plaque hanging in Mr Amewu’s office was discovered during a screening by the National Security.

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The espionage set up included a storage unit, a transmitter and a camera. It is believed to be able to pick a whisper 35-feet away.

“It is quite surprising,” he told Accra-based Joy FM.

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It is unclear if the device was planted in his office to monitor his conversations relating to Galamsey or his private talks.

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