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Acquittal And Discharge of Alfred Woyome

At long last the battle is ended and businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome is free for ever Whether the Attorney General's Department will appeal against the verdict is immaterial here.
An Accra High Court yesterday acquitted and discharged, Woyome clearing him of all charges.
The Ghanaian businessman has for the past two years been standing trial on two counts of defrauding by false pretence contrary to section 131(1) of the Criminal Offences Act 1960, Act 29 and causing financial loss to the State, contrary to section 179(A) sub section 3 of the Criminal Offences Act.
In the opinion of the court Mrs. Betty Mould Iddrisu, then Minister of of Justice, Ebo Barton Oduro, then Deputy Minister of Justice, Paul Asemeni Head of the Legal Department of the Ministry of Finance, Samuel Nerquaye Tetteh, Chief State Attorney and Rex Magnus Danquah Chief Operating Officer of CAN 2008, Local Organising Committee in charge of the Day to day administration of the tournament and member of the Technica…