Police in Mankranso are questioning an official at the finance department of the Ahafo-Ano South District Assembly over the alleged theft of an amount of GH¢ 96,668.84 belonging to the assembly.
Felix Fordjour, is being treated as the prime suspect and helping the police to unravel how the money got missing from the assembly’s account.
According to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) John Adusei, the District Commander, the theft was detected when an attempt by the assembly to withdraw the money failed.
Signatures of the District Finance Officer and the District Coordinating Director had been forged to cash the amount from an account at the National Investment Bank (NIB).
DSP Adusei said they would go to every length to get to the bottom of the matter and bring to justice anybody connected to the crime, the GNA reported