15 Agents of Qnet Remanded for two weeks
The accused agents were arrested on Friday, October 15, 2021, at different locations in Koforidua, the Eastern Regional capital.
15 Agents of Qnet a network business entity have been remanded by the Koforidua Circuit Court “A” presided over by Her Honour Marian Affoh.
The persons will serve 14 days in custody of the Police for defrauding by false pretences.
The accused persons were among dozens of Qnet agents and recruits arrested in Koforidua, the Eastern Regional capital on Friday, October 15, 2021, during a special swoop carried out by Police Personnel deployed from the Counter-Terrorism and Concentration Camp in Huhunya under the commandant of the camp Chief Superintendent Wejong Raymond Adofeim.
The accused persons include African Nationals amongst were all matched to the court.
They were charged for defrauding by false pretences when arraigned before Circuit Court on Monday, October 18, 2021.
The accused however pleaded not guilty to the charges levelled against them.
The Judge remanded them into Police custody to reappear on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, for ruling on the instant application for bail pleaded by the defence counsel.
The Presiding Judge on Tuesday remanded the all-male accused persons into Police custody to reappear on November 2, 2021
Dozens of Qnet Agents were arrested together with hundreds of their recruits.
They were arrested on Friday, October 15, 2021, at different locations in Koforidua, the Eastern Regional capital Friday for using pretences to defraud hundreds of people under the guise of Network marketing.
They were bused to Jubilee Park for screening and interrogation, according to the Eastern Regional Police Command.
William Ofori Akwaboa, Eastern Regional Correspondent