Boss of Standard Chartered escapes jail sentence

Boss of Standard Chartered escapes jail sentence

Chief executive officer of Ghana Standard Chartered Bank Kweku Bedu-Addo avoided a jail sentence following charges of contempt of court slapped him by the Accra High Court.

Boss of Standard Chartered escapes jail sentence

Boss of Standard Chartered Kweku Bedu-Addo

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The high court slapped a charge of contempt on Kweku Bedu-Addo and the West Africa Head of HR of Standard Chartered  Bank for disobeying the court’s order to refrain from laying off workers until dispute over a severance package is addressed.

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Presiding Judge on the case Justice Kwaku Arkaah-Boafo declared that the two individuals had purged themselves of contempt, though the  lawyer of the employees maintains that the Bank has not fully purged itself of the charges because it is yet to fully reinstate his clients.

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