An Accra Circuit Courtroom on Friday sentenced a Leticia Bruce a dealer to a effective of GH¢960.00 for issuing a dud cheque to a businesswoman. She is going to serve 5 months imprisonment if she defaults in paying the effective.
She had pleaded not responsible to the offence however was discovered responsible after the trial and sentenced to 80 penalty models, the equal to GH¢960.00.
Prosecuting, Police Chief Inspector Emmanuel Haligah instructed the Courtroom presided over by Mrs Jane Harriet Akweley Quaye that Madam Selina Opoku, the Prosecution witness in December 2015, provided Leticia with a amount of lace supplies valued at GH¢18,480.00 to be offered and monies paid again to her in two weeks.
He mentioned the convict did not fulfil her a part of the discount so Selina went and accumulate the remainder of the supplies price GH¢12,885.00 as Leticia had offered out a amount valued at GH¢5,595.00.
Chief Inspector Haligah mentioned on Might 25, 2016, Leticia issued a cheque with the face worth of GH¢4,000.00 as half fee of the cash upon calls for made by Madam Selina, however when she introduced the cheque, it was dishonoured.
The Prosecution mentioned Selina then reported the case to the police and Leticia was arrested.
He mentioned Leticia throughout trial admitted that she didn’t manage to pay for in her checking account however issued the cheque due to the strain mounted on her by Madam Selina.
The courtroom discovered Leticia responsible and convicted her accordingly.