Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, controller of affirm during the AFRC time of mid-1979, says he signed replacement broad Akwasi Amankwaa Afrifa’s fatality warrant for the reason that he, the former, was naive, and trusted the caution of a common who asked, "Where is the rogue?"
“It obligation importance you to be acquainted with that Afrifa was soul provocative and I had him safe up, and he wasn't idea to boot profit as a result I asked that they [take] him to hospital.
After he recovered, the gentleman observance an discrimination on him was called Dennis, asked pardon? desires to be made to Afrifa consequently I asked him to assent to him go away home,” Rawlings told Kwaku Sakyi-Addo of Asaase telephone lines in slice two of their controversial interview.
According to Rawlings, certain actual courteous Generals who be supposed to exhibit compensated the value would take been 80 or more.
“Unfortunately, to boot scores of of the names feel right to a individual ethnic group. If we had to punish them with the execution [which introduce somebody to an area wanted], it was ready to gaze like ethnic cleansing.
That's how draw closer we had to weight the faults on the heads of the commanders, counting innocuous ones and to regulate the number,” the past armed forces person in charge recounted.
He understood that the execution of the guiltless Generals was same anguished “because a few of them were enjoyable individuals and didn’t deserve to go to meet your maker but that was the l
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