Fake National Security official remanded for fraud

Fake National Security official remanded for fraud

- Nii Afadey, a drinking bar operator, has been remanded by an Accra Circuit Court

- He has been charged with defrauding under false pretences

- His accomplice, Ransford Acquaye, is however on the run

Nii Afadey, a drinking bar operator who posed as a National Security operative, has been remanded by an Accra Circuit Court.

YEN.com.gh understands that he defrauded a trader to the tune of GHC12,000, under the pretext of selling auctioned cars to him.

The suspect however pleaded not guilty to the charge of defrauding under false pretences.

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He is due to make his next appearance on July 5, 2018; however, his accomplice, Ransford Acquaye is currently on the run.

According to the Prosecuter, Police Superintendent Alex Odonkor told the Court presided over by Madam Marian Affoh, that Afadey operated a drinking spot at Mamprobi, a suburb of Accra.

Stating the facts of the case, a witness in the case, a taxi driver, offered his service to Afadey and Acquaye, who then left their contacts with the driver to promote their business as national security officers selling auctioned cars.

On September 25, the driver and another person, who are both traders in Accra, discussed the deal and gave a number to a someone who had expressed interest in buying an auctioned car.

All the parties to the deal met at Afrikiko near the Jubilee House and after taking money from the victim, Afadey and Acquaye vanished into thin air.

Inquiries from the Jubilee House revealed that they were not personnel of the National Security.

Superintendent Odonkor said on December 2017, Afadey was arrested by the Mamprobi and Dansoman police for a similar offence.

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