Former PPA boss & brother-in-law granted GHc5 million bail

An Accra High Court (Criminal Court 3 Division) has granted former Public Procurement Authority boss, Agyenim Boateng Adjei, and his brother-in-law, Francis Kwaku Arhin, have both been granted bail.

The two are currently facing charges of corruption before the court.

On their first appearance in court today, Wednesday, May 25, 2022, the two accused persons pleaded not guilty to 18 counts of use of public office for profit.

The Office of Special Prosecutor dragged the two to court over the matter.

The two were admitted to a bail sum of GH¢5 million with 2 sureties each. The sureties are each to deposit their national IDs with the Court’s registry.

Mr. Agyenim Boateng has also been ordered to deposit his passport with the court until the final determination of the case.

Francis Kwaku Arhin, was allowed to retain his passport on compassionate grounds.

Parties to the case have been directed to file all documents they would be relying on within four weeks.

The case has been adjourned to June 28, 2022.


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