Akosua Adjepong arraigned before court for fraud


Ace musician Akosua Adjepong, together with one Frank Agyeman Badu, have been arraigned before an Accra Circuit court for defrauding a trader.

The prosecuting officer, ASP Agnes Boafo, in briefing the court said that the Complainant, Jonas Asamoah, who is a trader approached Akosua Adjepong and told her that he wanted to buy a portion of land from her but she told the Complainant that the land was for rental purposes.

She recommended Frank Agyeman Badu who is a building contractor to the trader as being able to provide the land he wanted.

The Complainant bargained with Frank Agyeman Badu and settled on an amount of 160,000.00 Ghana Cedis in exchange for the land.

Jonas Asamoah, however, demanded documents pertaining to the land and the two accused together with the Complainant, went to the Lands Commission where the accused person brought an officer from the Commission to orally confirm that the land belonged to Frank Agyeman.

The Complainant who was convinced that the land belonged to Frank Agyeman Badu, paid an amount of 105,000 Ghana Cedis for the land and released a Toyota Rav 4 valued at 100,000 Ghana Cedis to Frank to purchase another land.

However, when the accused produced the land documents, the land belonged to one Dora Amosi  Okyere.

When Mr. Asamoah proceeded to work on the land, one Jonathan Kojo Asante, claimed ownership of the land and produced the original documents.

Attempts made by the Complainant to locate the accused persons and get his money and car back proved futile. He subsequently lodged a complaint which led to the arrest of the accused persons.

The accused persons were released on Police Enquiry Bail to produce the said Dora Amosi Okyere but they refused to report back to the police. Frank Agyeman Badu, however, released the Toyota Rav 4 to his uncle to be given to be the police.

The Accused persons were served with criminal summons to appear before the court.

Akosua Adjepong was absent in court and her lawyer justified her absence with an excuse duty letter. However, Frank Agyeman who was in court was granted bail in the sum of 160,000 Ghana Cedis with 3 sureties.

The case was adjourned to 24th October 2017.


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