ASARE-BOTWE (MRS.), J.
The Accused is charged with the following offences;
1. Count one; providing Electronic Communication Service without Authority contrary to section 3(1) and 73(1)( c) of the Electronic Communications Act, 2008 (Act 775)
2. Count two; Possessing illegal device contrary to section 135 of the Electronic Transactions Act, 2008 (Act 772)
3. Count three; Knowingly obstructing and interfering with the sending, transmission, delivery and reception of communication contrary to section 73(1)(e) of the Electronic Communications Act, 2008 (Act 775)
The facts of the case that were laid before the Court at the commencement of the trial are that the on 15/1/2015, the Joint Anti- Fraud Task Force made up of the National Communication Authority (NCA), Ghana Police Service and the Telecom operators embarked on an operation at House No. A9 Manet Cottage, Spintex Road. A search in a room used as an office led to the retrieval of one sim box equipment, internet…