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Vile Susu operators face court over failure to pay customers, setting office ablaze.

Next year in Accra Circuit Court will on January 11, commence trial of two susu operators, who allegedly set fire to their offices after failing to refund monies to customers.

He is said to have intentionally and unlawfully caused damage to an office apartment in a manner likely to cause danger to life.

According to Kenneth Amegah, one of the accused people is said to have told the Police that he kept a bottle of petrol in the office and inadvertently lit a mosquito coil, which caused the fire.

The accused: Kenneth Amegah and David Agbelengor, both Managing Director and Accountant, respectively of Real Susu Collectors at Osu, are alleged to have used monies from customers to finance their respective building projects.

The accused persons have pleaded not guilty after they were jointly charged with fraudulent breach of trust. He said efforts by the customers to get their monies had proved futile with Amegah allegedly avoiding them.

Prosecuting, Chief Inspector John Gohoho, narrated that on June 1, last year at about 2:30 am, the Osu Patrol Team received a distress call that there was a fire outbreak at Osu Adjumako, near the Chief's Palace.

Meanwhile, Amegah is also facing an additional charge of causing unlawful damage and have pleaded not guilty and are on bail in the sum of GHC60,000 with three sureties, each.

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