MENSAH-HOMIAH (MRS.) J.
The appellant herein, Tweneboa Kodua, was convicted on 16/06/2015 by the District Court, Agogo on the following charge:
STATEMENT OF OFFENCE
FRAUDULENT TRANSACTION IN LAND: CONTRARY TO SECTION 34(a) of LAND REGISTRY ACT, 1962.
PARTICULARS OF OFFENCE
TWENEBOA KODUA:FARMER AGE: 49 YEARS: For that you, during the month of April 2012 at Agogo in the Asante Akyem Magisterial District and within the jurisdiction of this court, with intent to defraud, did obtain the consent of one Solomon Antwi Bosiako to part with cash the sum of GH¢ 2, 200.00 by means of certain false pretences to wit; by falsely pretending that if the said amount is given to you, you could secure him a plot of land and upon such false representation you succeeded in obtaining the said amount from the said Solomon Antwi Bosiako which statement you knew at the time of making it to be false.
Section 34(a) of the Land Registry Act, 1960 Act 122 reads:
34. Offences for fraudulent transactions
A person …