Woman Oliver named as his wife has denied being married to him, he’s a flight risk-A-G tells court
The Attorney General, Godfred Yeboah Dame has told the Tema High Court that Convener of the FixTheCountry Movement, Oliver Barker-Vormawor has lied over his marital status.
He told the court that the woman who he [Oliver] named as his wife has denied being married to him.
The Attorney General, in asking the court to deny Barker-Vormawor bail, on grounds that he lied and has refused to cooperate with investigators.
“Following his arrest, [the] applicant directed the Police officers to speak to a lady in the United Kingdom that the applicant claimed was his wife, which allegation eventually turned out to be false. Subsequently, another woman showed up at the Ashaiman Police station claiming to be applicant’s wife,” Godfred Dame said.
The AG further told the court to deny him bail because he has no fixed place of abode.
He added that the convener is now a flight risk and should be granted bail.
“That investigations have revealed that the applicant has no fixed place of abode in Ghana thus making him flight risk,” he said.
Meanwhile, he has said Oliver Barker-Vormawor does not have people of good character and sufficient means willing to stand as sureties for him.
“That the applicant has not demonstrated that he has people of good character and sufficient means willing to stand as sureties for him,” the Attorney General said.