Unibank trial: Court drops 68 charges against Duffuor; new charges preferred

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Some charges against Dr Kwabena Duffuor and eight others in the ongoing case involving the collapse of the unibank have struck out by the court.

This was after the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Yvonne Atakorah Obuobisah has prayed the court for the old charges filed in March to be dropped.

The DPP told the court they were amending some portion of the earlier charge sheet with a new one filed on June 17, 2020.

The court presided over by Justice Philip Bright Mensah, a Court of Appeal judge sitting with the additional responsibility as a High Court judge struck out the old charges as withdrawn.

The court in striking the case out said, all the accused persons are discharged of the old charges. But their plea will be taken for the new charges.

Their plea is currently being taken of the new charges.

Source: Laudbusiness.com/Ghana

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