An Accra Circuit Court docket has requested the arrest of Prince John Baidoo, a road contractor, for failing to appear in advance of it.
Baidoo, is alleged to have collected $50,000 and GH¢10,000 from a single Abdulai Isaaka Pangsur, Running Director of Cadmus Mining, beneath the pretext of delivering him with a 10km mining concession at Anyinabrim, in the vicinity of Sefwi Wiawso but unsuccessful.
The court, presided more than by Mrs Evelyn Asamoah, issued a bench warrant simply because Baidoo had absented himself from court many periods.
When the make any difference was called on October 19, final calendar year, Baidoo’s attorney knowledgeable the courtroom that his customer was unwell and developed healthcare proof of Baidoo’s disease.
The subject has given that been adjourned several periods with the accused and his attorney generally absent from courtroom.
Prosecution Assistant, Superintendent of Law enforcement (ASP) Fuseini Yakubu, indicated that Baidoo’s sureties were evading the services of forfeiture, which would compel them to create Baidoo in courtroom.
The court docket then issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Baidoo and adjourned the issue to Could 13.
Baidoo is facing a charge of defrauding by wrong pretenses. The court docket was explained to that the accused resided at Weija, Accra.
The Prosecution reported 1 Asiamah introduced the accused individual to the complainant, Mr. Pangasur.
In accordance to the Prosecutor, Baidoo introduced himself as the Chief Govt Officer of Divine Timing Limited and he also introduced maps for mining concession in the title of Divine Timing Constrained.
The Prosecution said the complainant signed an agreement with Baidoo so he could release the 10km mining concession.
The courtroom was instructed that the accused then demanded $200,000 but the complainant parted with $50,000 and GH¢10,000.
The Prosecution said Baidoo designed arrangements for the complainant’s geologist to pay a visit to the concession.
On achieving the concession, the geologist was not authorized to enter the internet site and one Mr Mintah, a caretaker knowledgeable the geologist that the authentic owner was one particular Mr. Nkansah.
The Prosecution claimed Mr Mintah knowledgeable the geologist that Mr Nkansah was not conscious that someone was likely to operate on his concession.
In accordance to prosecution, Mr Mintah said Mr Nkansah owned Divine Timing Consult concession and he had not approved Baidoo to do any transaction on his behalf.
The Prosecution claimed Baidoo was arrested and in the course of interrogation, he admitted gathering $50,000 and GHC10,000 from the complainant.