Barring any last-minute hitches, the Accra Circuit Court docket will right now resume listening to of a fraud case involving the Nationwide Organizer of the Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Adams.
Final month, the case was placed on a short lived maintain when the choose presiding over the case, Harriet Jane Akweley Quaye determined to recuse herself.
Her choice to recuse herself was based mostly on an accusation from lawyer for the accused particular person, Arnold Asante that she had conferenced with the previous prosecutor, who was dealing with a distinct case involving the accused particular person.
Whereas vehemently denying assembly with the previous prosecutor of the case, the choose said that the matter needs to be investigated.
Nevertheless, DAILY GUIDE has gathered that the Chief Justice has directed her to proceed listening to the case.
The directive, in line with sources, is predicated on the truth that the CJ doesn’t assume the choose’s causes for recusing herself are sturdy sufficient.
Kofi Adams is in court docket after he was allegedly defrauded by Chief Govt Officer (CEO) of Kamsak Restricted Ghana, Arnold Asante to the tune of over GH¢840,000.
The accused particular person allegedly obtained the cash from Mr. Adams with the intent of utilizing it to pre-finance a tyre provide contract secured from Goldfields Mining Ghana at Tarkwa.
An Accra Circuit Court docket ordered the arrest of Arnold Asante on August 31, 2017.