Veep’s Office Administrator, 3 Others Face 4Years For Not Declaring Income Sources


Three out of four persons arraigned by Special Persecutor before the Criminal Division of the Accra High Court for failing to declare their sources of income have been granted bail.

The three public servants and one civil servant were charged with failing to comply with and declare sources of income, in violation of LI 2374 regulation 20.

The accused persons are Issah Seidu, James Keck Osei, John Abban, and Peter Archibald Hyde.

Mr. Siedu works for the National Insurance Commission, and James Osei is an administrator in the Vice President’s Office while John Abban and Peter Hyde are senior officers with the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA).

Three of them pleaded not guilty when they appeared in court.

However, the fourth accused, John Abban, was absent and was ordered to appear in court on the next adjourned date, March 13, 2023.

When found guilty, the accused persons may face a prison sentence of not less than two years and no more than four years, as well as a fine of not less than five hundred penalty units, or both.

By Vincent Kubi