In Western Region GN Bank staff arrested for stealing GH¢34,000

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Western Regional Police Command Olivia Adiku told Daily Guide Newspaper that the suspect was arrested in his hideout at Juaso in the Ashanti Region.N

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The police in the Western Region has arrested a 23-year-old staff of the GN Bank for and alleged fraud.

Benjamin Arfoh who was working with the mobile banking section of the GN Bank in Enchi allegedly defrauded 26 customers of the financial institution to the tune of GH¢34,000.

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Western Regional Police Command Olivia Adiku told Daily Guide Newspaper that the suspect was arrested in his hideout at Juaso in the Ashanti Region.

READ ALSO: Police arrest worker who defrauded customers GHc900,000

He was arraigned before Enchi District Magistrate Court for stealing. The presiding judge, Mr Solomon Alomatu, granted him bail after Benjamin pleaded not guilty.

The accused person has, therefore, been granted bail in the sum of GH¢ 30,000 with three sureties to be justified.

Each person is to be justified with landed property and must be within the jurisdiction and that each surety is liable to GH¢10,000. The case has been adjourned to May 31, 2017.

READ ALSO: Your deposits are safe - GN Bank assures customers

This is not the first time a staff of GN Bank has been accused of fraud.

The Akwatia branch manager of GN Bank Samuel Kwasi Kyei Darkwah, also appeared before an Accra circuit court for allegedly stealing over GH¢2 million belonging to the bank.

The accused and one Selassie Awudi Solomon allegedly conspired with a Nigerian businessman who is currently at large, to steal GH¢2,095,610.96.

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