State Prosecutors have pressed new charges against NAM 1. Nana Appiah Mensah who was facing 13 charges last month, has 48 additional charges to answer.
ASP Sylvester Asare, who is leading the state’s Prosecution, asked the Circuit court Tuesday, for an adjournment to file the new charge sheet. The new charge sheet has 13 complainants who alleged being defrauded to the tune of ¢ 1.1m.
They include Volkan Basler ¢ 350,000, Kofi Tweneboah ¢100,000, Godfred Oduro Yeboah ¢94,500, Evelyn Twerefuor ¢ 170,000, Emmanuel Oppong Cobby ¢ 200,000, Rachael Siam ¢ 28,000 and Frank Konadu Agyemang ¢ 26,000.
The charge sheet which has been amended for the third time also contains charges of money laundering, unlawful deposit-taking and sale of minerals without a license. The case has been adjourned to October 23.