The speaker of parliament Mike aaron ocquaye has directed that the members of parliament whose homes were raided at dawn in connection with the Ameri deal need to be properly treated devoid of any harassment.
This came to bare today when the minority leader and majority leaders of the house called on the speaker alertting him on a court warrrant that was left in the homes of the Mps in question to appear before the police on monday for questioning.
The leaders pleaded with speaker to use his poweres to withdraw the police warrant so members can come to the house on Monday since parliament will have to sit on Monday to consider the mid year budget review.
It was to this that the speaker directed that police department need to go through the correct procedure in inviting members of parliament to police station as enshrined in the constitution in order to ensure that their rights as members of parliament is protected.
Meanwhile The Minority described the recent dawn raids on Members of Parliament by the Police as an affront to the dignity of parliament.Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak contends,even though the Minority is willing to co-operate with government,the recent dawn invasion of privacy of MPs is not only a threat but a cause of panic.
Within the past week,the house of three NDC MPs have been raided over the controversial AMERI deal.Addressing the house,the Minority chief whip Muntaka Mubarak called on the speaker to act in protection of MPs.