Tomato seller reveals how police instructor duped her of GH¢ 5,000 in a recruitment scam
- A Police instructor at the Tesano Police Training School, popularly known as ‘Airborne’ has allegedly defrauded a tomato seller in a recruitment scam
- Airborne defrauded the 30-year-old Adofowaa Faustina, of GH¢ 5000.00
- One of her friends introduced her to ‘Airborne’ after she convinced her that he helped her get into the police service
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News reaching YEN.com.gh indicates that a Police instructor at the Tesano Police Training School, popularly known as ‘Airborne’ has allegedly defrauded a tomato seller in a recruitment scam.
Airborne defrauded the 30-year-old Adofowaa Faustina, of Five Thousand Ghana cedis (GH¢ 5000.00).
According to her, one of her friends introduced her to ‘Airborne’ after she convinced her that he helped her get into the police service.
Adofowaa Faustina, an SHS graduate said she did not think twice when Airborne made demand of Five Thousand Ghana cedis (GH¢ 5000.00) as upfront payment to be recruited into the service.
She said she hurriedly took ‘a loan’ from a market association she belongs to, in order to fulfill her long-cherished dream of joining the Ghana Police Service.
Adofowaa said she was more convinced she was going to be recruited into the service when Airborne she was made to fill some forms.
According to her, Airborne had since then been postponing the date she would be called for training but did not loose hope and went ahead to buy the items needed for her training.
“After enquiring from some of my friends what I needed for training, I looked for money from somewhere else to buy T-shirts, chop box and a mattress because I did not have any savings again. I was prepared for training,” she said.
She said Airborne later introduced her to another officer he claimed was from the ‘protocol department of the police service’, to free himself from the torment he gets from her phone calls.
The man, she said, also tried to extort Eight Thousand Ghana cedis from her after demanding the money to fast track the process that would enable her to get a call up for training.
However, efforts by the Crime Check Foundation (CCF) to help her retrieve her money, Airborne has been adamant to cooperate even to speak on the matter.
In other news, a determined Ghanaian mother has taken an aptitude test along with her baby at the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Hall in Tamale in the Northern Region.
The woman whose identity is unknown was captured alongside her baby as she sat for the aptitude test for selection to training as a mechanical technician under the government's Accelerated Oil and Gas Capacity Building Programme (AOGC).
In a post sighted on the Twitter page of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) stalwart, Gabby Otchere-Darko, an invigilator could be seen carrying the baby to allow his mother to write her test without impediment.
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