General News Thu, 23 May 2019

Special Prosecutor files first suit, against Mahama Ayariga

Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu has filed his first known suit at an Accra high court.

In the writ dated March 22, 2019, the Special Prosecutor is suing Member of Parliament for Bawku Central Constituency Mahama Ayariga for abuse of office.

The former minister of state is accused of tax evasion in the clearance of three Toyota V8 vehicles.

He is also sued for illegal transfer of foreign exchange from Ghana to Dubai without having the required license to undertake such transaction.

Joined to the suit is one Kendrick Marfo, a car rental dealer, for purchasing the “fraudulent” vehicles from Mr Ayariga.

Mr Marfo, 50, is also accused of deliberately evading tax in the purchase of the vehicles from the lawmaker.

Source: 3 News
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