A. M. DORDZIE, JA:-
The appellants herein Paul Amankwa Osei Tutu and Seth Dzamesi were tried by the Fast Track Division of the High Court on charges of Conspiracy to commit crime, namely defrauding by false pretences contrary to sections 23(1) of the Criminal Offences Act 1960, Act 29 and Defrauding by false pretences contrary to section 131(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 Act 29
Three other persons were charged together with the appellants herein. Two of them the 1st and 2nd accused in the charge sheet were absent at the trial and the record shows that bench warrant was issued for their arrest. The 4th accused was tried together with the appellants; he is not a party to this appeal.
The particulars of the offences as spelt out in the amended charge sheet on the record are as follows:
Count one: Conspiracy to commit crime, namely Defrauding by false pretences contrary to sections 23(1) of the Criminal Offences Act 1960, Act 29
Particulars of this offence are : 1. Mike Doe, 2. Evans A…