Judgement debt Court orders AG to justify Woyome's appeal

The court directed the AG to file their response to a subsequent Defense filed by lawyers of Alfred Woyome by the 22nd of December 2015.

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The Attorney General has been given two ultimatum to justify why the court of appeal should overturn a judgment which saw businessman Alfred Woyome cleared of fraudulently securing 51 million cedis from the state.

The court directed the AG to file their response to a subsequent Defense filed by lawyers of Alfred Woyome by the 22nd of December 2015.

Read more: AG fails to appear in court over Woyome's judgment debt

The AG earlier this year filed an an appeal against the ruling of a which High Court acquitted and discharged Alfred Woyome for the offences of defrauding the state of GH¢51 million by false pretence and causing financial loss to the State.

According the AG "the judge erred in law when he stated that the prosecution had woefully failed to establish a case against the accused when he had established a prima facie case against him."

Read also: GHc 51.2m paid Woyome fraudulent - Judgment debt C'ssion

The case has been adjourned to January 12, 2016.

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