A 35-year-old driver, Yaw Gyamfi has been sentenced to fifteen years imprisonment for impersonating as a army officer to defraud two individuals a complete of Ghc16,300.
In response to Starrfmonline.com.gh, a Circuit Court docket at Bekwai within the Ashanti Area in Ghana presided by His Honour Mark Diboro sentenced the convict with the 15 years jail time period.
The prosecutor was reported to have mentioned that the convict has been parading as a army officer duping harmless individuals below the pretense of recruiting them into the Ghana Armed Forces.
He visited his girlfriend at Krofrom -Jacobu 4 months in the past sporting a army T-Shirt claiming that he was from a Navy base at Sunyani.
The convict managed to persuade one Abena Nyarko -sister of his lover and picked up Gh1,300 to facilitate her recruitment into the Navy.
Gyamfi then went on to take Ghc15,000 from no much less an individual than a chief -Nana Kwarteng Ababio II below the pretense of enlisting his 4 youngsters into the Ghana Military however didn’t honour his promise to the victims.
As an alternative, he went into hiding till he was arrested by Police at his hideout at Krofrom -Jacobu after which arraigned to courtroom.
Upon his arrest, cops found a army T-shirt from his bag.
Throughout his warning assertion, Yaw Gyamfi admitted to the offence and was charged with defrauding by pretense, resulting in his sentencing.