A 33-year-old scrap trader has been slashed with a 10-year jail term due to deception. Alhassan Nurudeen was punished by the judge for the crime of
A 33-year-old scrap trader has been slashed with a 10-year jail term due to deception.
Alhassan Nurudeen was punished by the judge for the crime of defrauding by false pretense.
Alhassan Nurudeen is a scrap dealer in Yendi, according to the statement of offense. In June 2023, he scammed one Tahidu Iddrisu of more than sixteen thousand Ghana cedis.
The statement claims that the accused showed interest in purchasing a tipper truck when the complainant first met him at a welding shop in Yendi.
The accused, according to the statement, succeeded in convincing the complainant that his father had a garage of tipper trucks and that he was going to talk to the father to sell one to the complainant.
He later gave out a contact purported to be the father of the complainant, who instructed the complainant to pay some money to the accused. A total of six thousand, five hundred was paid on MoMo to the accused.
The accused person could not deliver the tipper truck, and the case was reported to the Yendi police. The accused in his cautioned statement admitted to taking money from the complainant but said the father travelled abroad and could not be reached on his mobile phone.