National security officer arrested for duping 4 VRA staff

National security officer arrested for duping 4 VRA staff

A National Security Operative who allegedly collected GH¢60,000.00 under the pretext of providing plots of land at Kitase to four Volta River Authority (VRA) Staff but failed has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court.

Isaac Mireku charged with four counts of fraudulent transaction in land pleaded not guilty and refunded GH¢12,000.00 during Police investigations.

The court presided over by Mrs. Jane Harriet Quaye admitted Mireku to bail in the sum of GH¢70,000.00 with two sureties who are gainfully employed.

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Prosecuting, Chief Inspector Emmanuel Haligah told the court that durring 2014, Ewuah was approached by Mireku who claimed he has parcels of land for sale at Kitase, near Ayi-Mensah.

Prosecution said Awuah communicated the message about the sale of the plots to the complainants who then became interested and accompanied Mireku to inspect the land after which they agreed on a purchase price of GH¢7,000.00 per plot.

Prosecution said Benedicta, one of the complainants requested for four and half plots and made part payment of GH¢21,000.00 while Ewuah also requested for four plots and made part payment of GH¢18,000.00.

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Prosecution said Mireku since he had no documentation as to land title could not deliver the land to the complainants.

He said in October 2018, Ewuah made a report to the Police and Mireku was arrested.

In Mireku’s caution statement he admitted the offence and indicated that he jointly spent the monies he collected from the complainants with one Kwame Safo, a Head of family and Kofi Sakyi an opinion leader both deceased from Kitase.

The Prosecution said during investigations, Mireku refunded GH¢12,000.00 out of the amount he collected from the complainants.

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