On 14/07/2021 at 2:30 pm, Dr. Richard Asiedu, Chief Executive Officer of Rich Fm 98.7 MHZ in Assin Foso, reported Jonathan Amponsah Mensah, manager of the named radio station for dishonestly appropriating cash to the tune of One Hundred and Four Thousand and Ninety Ghana Cedis (GHC104,090.00.)
That suspect with intent to defraud, also forged and presented to him some receipts including invoices of purported payments he made from 2019 up to date, to the National Communication Authority (N C A) - Takoradi Office, on commitment charges such as : Annual Regulatory Link Spectrum and Authorisation fees
That in the first quarter of 2021, the suspect presented series of invoices supposedly from the NCA on the aforementioned services and issued him cheques to pay off, but was suspicious of the trend of the charges that were being allocated to the radio station.
On 09/07/2021, he personally went to the office with two of the invoices including payment receipts of respective cash amounts of GHc 21,000.00 and GHc 25,000.00.
That upon scrutiny, officials at the Authority uncovered that both the invoices which capture the purported signatures of the Acting Director General of the Authority, Joe Anokye, and the two receipts with serial numbers: 00070 dated 02/01/2021, and 00441/2021 dated 10/03/2021, were forged documents and inconsistent with what were on record during the reviewed period.
That it was further detected that the Radio Station had defaulted payment of its charges since 2019, hence the report. Suspect arrested and in police custody assisting with investigation.
Two forged invoices and two forged payment receipts of NCA retained as evidence. Case under investigation.
He’s currently on one week police remand at Assin Foso and will be sent to cape coast circuit court for hearing
Content created and supplied by: Kwakus (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More