Four persons have been arrested and charged by the Special Prosecutor, Kissi Agyabeng over failure to comply and declare their sources of income in contravention of regulation 20 of LI2374.
They are; Issah Seidu, James Keck Osei, John Abban and Peter Archibald Hyde.
“Mr. Siedu works with National Insurance Commission, James works with Office of the Vice President as an administrator and John and Peter are senior Officers with the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority,” OSP indicated in a tweet on Friday.
According to the OSP, “the accused are suspects under investigation in respect of corruption and corruption-related offences regarding the importation from Thailand and auction processes of 250 metric tons of Lele rice.”
The OSP noted that the accused “are due to appear before the High Court (Criminal Division) in Accra on Monday, 13 February 2023.”