An Accra Circuit Court has granted Charles Kofi Asante Ampofo, a Ghc 50,000.00 bail with two sureties for an alleged timber business fraud.
The Court presided over by Mr K.K. Obiri Yeboah ordered that the sureties should be his relative.
Accused, Ampofo pleaded not guilty the charge defrauding and he will reappear to Court on March 28, 2022.
Narrating the fact of the case, Police Chief Inspector Isaac Anquandah told the Court that on September 2021, Ampofo demanded and collected Ghc 47,000.00 from the complainant, Madam Elizabeth Addo Brown uner the pretext of supplying her with 1,600 pieces of wood.
He said, the accused person Ampofo promised to deliver the wood as soon as the complainant give him the money.
According to the Prosecutor, Ampofo went into hiding after collecting the money. Complainant report the case to police and he was arrested from hideout at Edubiase in the Asante Region
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