Peacefmonline.com can confirm that embattled NDC Financier, Alfred Agbesi Woyome, has been granted bail by an Accra Court.
Mr. Woyome, who was charged for defrauding the state and conspiracy to commit crime in the controversial GHC51 million judgment debt paid him, was granted bail in the sum of GH˘54Million with a surety to be justified after a good word put in by his defence team.
He is required to report to the Police CID headquarters twice a week.
The alleged bankroller of the ruling NDC had been in police custody since his arrest on the February 3. He was refused bail last Monday when he appeared in court.
Two others, implicated in the Woyome scandal, Chief State Attorney, Samuel Nerquaye-Tetteh and Mr. Paul Asimenu, a Director at the Legal Department of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, were granted bail in the sum of GH˘6,000 with two sureties and are also expected to report twice a week to the police.
The case has been adjourned to February 20.
It would be recalled that on Monday, 6th February, when the case was first called, Gifty Nerquaye-Tetteh, wife of the Chief State Attorney, Samuel Nerquaye-Tetteh, was charged with aiding and abetment of crime was granted bail in the sum of GHC500,000. She is expected to report to the Police twice weekly.
Mr. Woyome is alleged to have transferred about GhC 400,000 from his bank account to Mr. Nerquaye-Tetteh’s wife right after the judgment debt was paid.
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