The Supreme Court has ordered the Attorney General’s Department to file their statement of case within seven days in a case in which one of the five accused persons standing trial over the embezzlement of some $4M belonging to the National Communications Authority (NCA).
Nana Owusu Ensaw, a former board member of the NCA, has filed a certiorari application at the Supreme Court seeking to quash a decision by the trial High Court to dismiss his application for “submission of no case” and for him to open his defence.
In court on yesterday, the Supreme Court presided over by Justice Prof Ashie Kottey granted the AG’s motion for an extension of time.
This was after Senior State Attorney, Sefakor Batse had informed the court that they have filed a motion on notice for extension of time to file their statement of case.
The single apex court judge while granting the application ordered the AG to file their statement of case within seven days.
Starr News Court Correspondent Muntalla Inusah who was in court reported that Lawyer of the applicant (respondent) Johnson Normesinu did not oppose the motion.
According to Inusah, this was the third time a matter related to the case has been sent to the Supreme Court.