Radio Presenter Remanded Over Fraud

A 36-year-old Radio Presenter and Disc Jockey (DJ), Kwame Attah Sarpong has been remanded into Prison custody by the Nkawie Circuit Court for defrauding two public officers at Asuofua in the Atwima Nwabiagya North District

Kwame Sarpong pleaded not guilty and would reappear on July 19 this year

Prosecuting, Police Detective Chief Inspector Comfort Amankwaa told the court presided over by Michael Johnson Abbey that, the complainants, Alice Derry and Corporal Osei Kudjo were Births and Deaths Registrar and Prison Officer respectively

She said in February this year the accused introduced himself as an estates agent to the complainants who wanted apartments to rent.

Prosecution said the accused fraudulently collected GHC 5,000 from Alice who was in need of a two bedroom apartment and GHC 3,000 Corporal Kudjo and went into hiding.

The complainants reported the matter to the Asuofua Police leading to the arrest of the accused, who admitted the offence in his cautioned statement and was charged after investigations