Court orders arrest of businessman for fraud

Prince Elorm DorAn Accra Circuit Court has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of a businessman, Prince Elorm Dor, charged for defrauding by false pretence.

The court, presided by Marian Affoh, admitted the accused to bail in the sum of GH¢50,000 with three sureties.

Prosecuting, Deputy Superintendent, Cletus Abadamlora told the court that the accused had stopped attending court proceedings.

The court ordered the sureties, Hayford Mawutor Dade and two others to produce the accused at the next hearing on October 20, but they were unable to do so, warranting their (sureties) arrest and subsequent admission to bail.

The facts are that Dor, was contracted by Students Representative Council (SRC) of Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) to supply calendars and diaries worth GH¢15,000.

The prosecution said the accused, after taking the money went into hiding; he could not supply the stationeries, neither did he refund the money.

A compliant was lodged with the police and he was arrested on April 28, 2014.

The prosecution said all attempts to re-arrest the accused proved unsuccessful.


By Malik Sullemana

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