State Prosecutors have pressed new charges against the Chief Executive Officer of Menzgold Ghana Limited, Nana Appiah Mensah.
Nana Appiah Mensah who was facing 13 charges last month, has 48 additional charges to answer, bringing it to a total of 61 charges against him.
The charges include money laundering, unlawful deposit-taking, sale of minerals without a license and defrauding by false pretence.
Some of the persons alleged to have been defrauded include Volkan Basler, Kofi Tweneboah, Godfred Oduro Yeboah, Evelyn Twerefuor, Emmanuel Oppong Cobby, Rachael Siam and Frank Konadu Agyemang.
ASP Sylvester Asare, who is leading the state’s Prosecution, asked the Circuit court Tuesday, for an adjournment to file the new charge sheet.
This is the second time the charge sheet has been amended.
It was previously seven before being amended to 13 charges. It now stands at 61 charges.
The case has been adjourned to October 23.