Authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), are on a manhunt for a Ghanaian businessman, Kennedy Agyapong, for allegedly defrauding an agency that recruits maidservants.
Agyapong, who unlawfully took two Ghanaians to Dubai to work as maidservants can no longer be found after he was declared wanted by the police in Dubai.
This came to light at the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) sitting on Tuesday.
It emerged that management in August 2015 he paid an amount of AED 2,075 on behalf of two stranded Ghanaians who were recruited from Ghana to the Emirates to serve as housemaids.
The Ghana mission in Dubai spent over AED 2,000 Dirham on the stranded Ghanaians but has received only AED 1,000 Dirham in repayment.
It was further observed that one Mr. Kennedy Agyapong the brother of the stranded Ghanaian allegedly brought the ladies to be sold as maids. He was however later declared wanted by the Dubai Police for defrauding the maid services agency.
Source: CITI Newsroom