May 6, 2021
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FAKE SOLDIER JAILED 15 YEARS FOR DEFRAUDING CHIEF OVER ENLIS …

A Circuit Court in Bekwai in the Ashanti Region presided by His Honour Mark Diboro has jailed a 35-year-old driver, Yaw Gyamfi, to 15 years imprisonment for impersonating as a military officer to defraud two persons a total of Ghc16,300 under false pretense of enlisting them into the Ghana Armed forces.

According to the Prosecutor, the convict has been parading as a military officer duping innocent people under the pretense of recruiting them into the Ghana Armed Forces.

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Four months ago, the convict visited his girl lover at Krofrom -Jacobu wearing a military T-Shirt claiming that he was from a Military base at Sunyani. He convinced one Abena Nyarko -sister of his lover and collected Gh1,300 to facilitate her recruitment into the Military.

The convict again took Ghc15,000 from a chief -Nana Kwarteng Ababio II under the pretense of enlisting his four children into the Ghana Army.

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The convict went into hiding afterward, however, he was arrested by Police at his hideout at Krofrom -Jacobu.

A military T-shirt was retrieved from the bag of the accused.

He admitted the offense in his caution statement and was charged with defrauding by false pretense.

Source: StarrFM

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