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Graduate Put Before Court For Allegedly Defrauding A University

A 33-year-old Ibrahim Inussah, has been brought before a Circuit Court in Sunyani for allegedly defrauding the Students Representative Council (SRC) of the Sunyani Technical University of an amount of GH¢39,220 through forgery of official documents.

Ibrahim Inussah was charged with stealing, attempt to commit crime and forgery of official documents. He however pleaded not guilty.

The Court presided by Mr Sylvester Nii Okine Ablorh, granted him bail to the sum of GH¢100,000 with two sureties, for him to reappear in Court on Tuesday, October 26, 2021.

Police Inspector Emmanuel Sampson, the prosecutor told the Court the accused on January 19, 2020, presented a cheque of GH¢5,000 for withdrawal from the SRC National Investment Bank account, he said.

"The Bank contacted the Dean of Students at the Sunyani Technical University over the approval. The Bank was instructed to dishonour the cheque because the SRC had not sent the accused to make any withdrawal." Inspector Emmanuel Sampson added.

The accused left the banking hall, leaving behind the cheque, a photocopy of his Ghana card and an old voter identification card after sensing the danger about the enquiries that was being made about the cheque by the bank, the prosecutor said.

The prosecutor, Inspector Sampson added that on January 28, 2020, the accused presented another cheque to the Kumasi main branch Zenith Bank to transfer GH¢34,220 from the SRC account to his personal bank account, soon after the transaction the bank was prompted that the SRC had not authorised that transaction and the money was reversed, he said.

Inspector Sampson said, the accused was arrested by the police on a tip off when he came to the Sunyani Technical University campus for his certificate on September 7, 2021.

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