National Intelligence Bureau arrests Road Safety Director of The Ghana Highway Authority for stealing millions of Cedis belonging to the State

The National Intelligence Bureau has re-arrested the road safety director of the Ghana highways authority,Mr Mohammed Abdellah Billey for squandering millions of cedis belonging to the State through-axle load.

In a special operation today, the NIB stormed the office of the road safety director with series of evidence against him, arrested him, and is currently in the custody of national security.

Without resisting arrest, officials of the Special Monitoring and Surveillance Unit of the National Security revealed to the culprit how Investigations indicated how he undertook dubious transactions through his bank and mobile money accounts, excluding physical transactions.

Over 200,000 was tracked in his bank account as incoming transactions from the axle load fraud business he partakes in.

Investigations have revealed that Ghana loses an estimated GH¢370,000 daily at nine Axle Load Weigh Stations due to a tax evasion regime developed by some officials of the Ghana Highways Authority (GHA) and their assigned private agents at the various ports.

The information available to oman news reporter Kwaku Stephen indicated that some 22 suspects have been arrested in connection with this act.

The private agents, who have been stationed at the Tema Port, are able to detect overloaded trucks and then confront them with the dubious tax evasion business.

The suspects, our sources say, are in the custody of the National Intelligence Bureau assisting with investigations.

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