Cashier arrested over alleged theft of GHȼ82,000.00


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A cashier of the Amansie Rural Bank has been arrested by the police over alleged theft of cash of GHȼ82,000.00, belonging to her employers

By Gifty Amofa, GNA

Kumasi, Aug 15, GNA
– A cashier of the Amansie Rural Bank has been arrested by the police over
alleged theft of cash of GHȼ82,000.00, belonging to her employers.

Juliana Gyabeng was
on Monday put before a Kumasi Circuit Court charged with stealing.

She pleaded not
guilty and she was ordered to re-appear on September 02.

The court, presided
over by Madam Lydia Osei Marfo, granted a GH¢100,000.00 bail with four
sureties, two to be justified.

Police Chief
Inspector Felix Akowuah said the accused is the cashier of the Manso-Adubea
branch of the bank.

He said between
July and August, last year, some customers reported to the management the
falsification of their account records.

The bank acted
swiftly on the complaints and uncovered through an internal audit that cash
totaling GHȼ82,000.00 was stolen.

He said it was
detected that deposit made by some customers and received by Juliana did not
reflect in their accounts.

The prosecution
said, after the discovery, the accused person vacated her post and went into
hiding, from where she readily paid to the bank GH¢10,000.00 through her
mother.

A formal report was
made to the police and she was tracked to her hideout and arrested.

GNA


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