Radio Presenter remanded over fraud

A 36-year-old Radio Presenter and Disc Jockey (DJ) has been remanded into prison custody by the Nkawie Circuit Court for defrauding two public officers at Asuofua in the Atwima Nwabiagya North District.

Kwame Attah Sarpong pleaded not guilty and would reappear on July 19, 2021.

Prosecuting, Police Detective Chief Inspector Comfort Amankwaa told the court presided over by Mr Michael Johnson Abbey that the complainants, Alice Derry and Corporal Osei Kudjo, were Births and Deaths Registrar and Prison Officer respectively

She said in February this year the accused introduced himself as an estates agent to the complainants who wanted apartments to rent.

Prosecution said the accused fraudulently collected GHC 5,000.00 from Alice who was in need of a two-bedroom apartment and GHC 3,000.00 Corporal Kudjo and went into hiding.

The complainants reported the matter to the Asuofua Police leading to the arrest of the accused, who admitted the offence in his cautioned statement and was charged after investigations.

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