Businesswoman In Court For Defrauding 4 Persons


Isha Tenu, a businesswoman on Wednesday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly defrauding four persons of amounts totaling GHc26,600.00.

Isha pleaded not guilty to defrauding by false pretenses, stealing and fraudulent breach of trust.

The court presided over by Ms Ruby Aryeetey admitted her to bail in the sum of GHc26, 700.00 with two sureties to reappear on November 28.

Prosecuting Sergeant B. Benneh said the complainants are Samuel Dague, an Auto Mechanic, Gladys Opoku, a Petty Trader, Simon Kaledze a Driver, Mercy Kankam, a Cleaner.

Prosecution said Isha is the leader a group known as Wisdom Youth Association located at Alajo, Accra.

In the year 2013, Prosecution said Isha informed the complainants that the association has been buying cars for members after they have made monthly contributions to a certain amount as individuals.

The Prosecutor said based on that information, the complainants opted to join the association and contributed monies totaling GHc26,608.00 to the accused.

Isha after collecting the monies vacated the office and went into hiding.

The Prosecutor said on July 7, this year, a complaint was lodged with the Police and accused was arrested.

During Police interrogation, prosecution said Isha admitted the offence and explained that she has use the money to purchase items for other contributors.

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