Dennis Seyram Benson: Fake lawyer for Western Togoland suspects busted

Dennis Seyram Benson: Fake lawyer for Western Togoland suspects busted

- Dennis Seyram Benson, the 'lawyer' for Western Togoland secession suspects has been arrested by the police

- Benson was arrested in court on Thursday, December 17, 2020, after it was found that he is a fake lawyer

- He had been representing the suspects since September

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The 'lawyer' representing suspects in the Western Togoland secession case, Dennis Seyram Benson, has been busted as a fake barrister.

Benson was arrested on Thursday, December 17, 2020, by officers of the Police Criminal Investigation Department (CID).

The 'lawyer' who has now become a suspect was arrested at the Kaneshie District Court 2.

Dennis Seyram Benson: Fake lawyer for Western Togoland suspects busted
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According to a statement on the arrest released by the police, Benson has been appearing as the 'lawyer' for the Western Togoland suspects since September 2020.

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Benson's conduct aroused suspicions which led the police to make some background checks about him. It turned out that he was not a lawyer as he had appeared in court to claim.

He has since been arrested and in police custody assisting n further investigations.

"One Dennis Seyram Benson, aged 42 who had been parading as Lawyer for suspects involved in the Western Togoland case, has been arrested by Police Officers of the CID Headquarters on 17th December 2020 at the Kaneshie District Court 2.
"Suspect had been appearing before the Court as Lawyer for the said clients since September 2020, but his conduct aroused suspicion, leading to preliminary investigation which showed that he is not a Lawyer. He is in police custody assisting investigation," the police statement read.

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The man was caught with 10 phones and other items which he allegedly stole and hid on himself.

A video of the stealing incident has popped up showing the man removing items from his boot.

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