Dubai police deny NAM1's arrest

The Police Department in the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai has denied arresting the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah, Accra based Starr FM reports.

Embattled CEO of Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah

Appiah Mensah who is popularly known as NAM1 was reportedly nabbed in the oil rich country yesterday for fraud.

However, Starr FM claims checks at the headquarters of the Dubai Police revealed that there's no one by that name on their books.

“We have not arrested any Ghanaian national with that name [Nana Appiah Mensah] in our system,” A Dubai intelligence officer told Starr News’ Ibrahim Alhassan.

Yesterday, the online portal of the Daily Statesman newspaper, quoting sources from Interpol, reports that Nana Appiah was arrested following a complaint by a gold dealer who alleges that he has been duped by the Ghanaian.

According to the newspaper, the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO), has confirmed that it has established contact with the detainee in Dubai.

Nam1 is said to have jumped bail conditions set by the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) after he became a subject of investigation by EOCO.


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