State Prosecutors have pressed new charges against Chief Executive Officer of Menzgold Ghana Limited, Nana Appiah Mensah who was facing 13 charges last month, has 48 additional charges to answer, bringing it to a total of 61.
The charges include money laundering, unlawful deposit-taking, sale of minerals without a license and defrauding by false pretence.
Some of the persons alleged to have been defrauded include Volkan Basler 350,000 , Kofi Tweneboah 100,000, Godfred Oduro Yeboah 94,500, Evelyn Twerefuor 170,000, Emmanuel Oppong Cobby 200,000, Rachael Siam 28,000 and Frank Konadu Agyemang 26,000.
ASP Sylvester Asare, who is leading the state’s Prosecution, asked the Circuit court Tuesday, for an adjournment to file the new charge sheet.
This is the second time the charge sheet has been amended. It was previously seven before being amended to 13. It now stands at 61. The case has been adjourned to October 23.