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THE REPUBLIC v. WINFRED OSEI OWUSU

(2017) JELR 107133 (HC)

High Court  •  FT/0036/2016  •  29 Jun 2017  •  Ghana

Coram
AFIA SERWAA ASARE-BOTWE (MRS.)

Judgement

JUDGMENT

ASARE-BOTWE (MRS.), J.

The accused was charged before this Court per a charge sheet filed on the 18th of April, 2016 for the following offences;

• Count One: Defrauding by false pretences contrary to section 131(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29);

• Count Two: Possession of forged document contrary to section 166 of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29);

• Count Three: Uttering forged document contrary to section 169 of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29); and

• Count Four: Uttering forged document contrary to section 169 of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960, Act 29.

BRIEF FACTS OF THE CASE

The accused person is the Chief Executive Officer of West African Markets Link Ltd. On 17th March 2011, the accused person representing the company applied for and was granted a revolving credit line of $300,000 by the HFC Bank Ltd. This was after the accused person had represented to the Bank that one Kwaku Agyei-Gyamfi had offered him his property located at Airpor…

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