Sunday, 21 July

C/R: 'Fake' chief granted GHS6k bail for fraud

Man behind bars

The Abura Dunkwa Circuit Court in the Central Region has granted a GHS6,000 bail to a self-acclaimed chief of Abura Dunkwa, Nana Okromansa Ofosu Amoah VI, for defrauding three persons.

The suspect is said to have assured the complainants in the case that he had links in the security services and will get them recruited into the Ghana Armed Forces, Ghana Ambulance Service and Ghana Police Service.

The suspect managed to convince the victims Julius Adepa, Doris Owusu and Owusu Ansah all unemployed to pay an amount of GHS5,400.

But the suspect after collecting the money from the victims went into hiding.

He, however, was spotted on January 4, 2023, and was reported to the Abura Dunkwa Police who effected his arrest.

The suspect who’s not a gazetted chief was sent to the Abura Dunkwa Circuit Court and remanded into Police custody at the Cape Coast Ankaful Prisons.

He was later granted bail and to reappear before the law court on March 9, 2023.