Ghanaian Man Arrested After Stealing Ghc1M And Using It On Soccer Bet

Ghanaian Man Arrested After Stealing Ghc1M And Using It On Soccer Bet

  • An administrator of Kabfam Company limited has been arrested after allegedly stealing a sum of Ghc1,079,728 from the company
  • Nhyira Agyapong, the accused, confessed to using the amount for soccer bet upon being remanded
  • The chief executive officer of the company, Charles Antwi Boahen found out about the crime after the company suppliers informed him they had received no money for a business transaction

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A recent publication by GhanaWeb has reported that a Ghanaian man called Nhyira Agyapong has recently been remanded after allegedly stealing a sum of Ghc1,079,728 from Kabfam Company Limited where he works as an administrator.

According to the report, Nhyira is being charged with conspiracy to steal and forgery of official documents.

An administrator has been arrested for allegedly steal for soccer bet
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Police Inspector Rosemond Anyane briefed the court saying on March 4, 2022, the accused, Nhyira Agyapong was assigned a task to deposit Ghc800,000 into the Zenith Bank account of the company's supplier.

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Nhyira later returned with a deposit slip with a received stamp dated March 4, 2022.

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The complainant, Charles Antwi Boahen, the chief executive officer of Kabfam Company limited however received feedback from his suppliers indicating that no money has been received.

Upon confrontation, the accused confessed to forging the deposit receipt.

Charles Antwi Boahen carried out an internal audit of all company funds which Nhyira had been supervising and found out that an additional Ghc279,728 had been stolen.

The complainant reported the case to the police and the accused was arrested for investigation.

Nhyira admitted the offense and confessed that he used the money for soccer bets, GhanaWeb reported.

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that a video of a young Ghanaian man who recently won Ghc100k in bet surfaced online and caused quite the stir.

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The Instagram post sighted by on the timeline of the handle calvinisworldwide saw the unidentified man explaining that he staked Ghc10 on 20 different matches and just made a huge win.

The young man saw on-lookers congratulating and celebrating his win with him. Netizens who saw the post also had a lot to say about it.

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