NAM1 Appears In Court Again

When the accused Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Menzgold Ghana Limited, Nana Appiah Mensah known as NAM1 was initially charged on July 12, 2019, after his arrest, Thursday, March 23, 2023, purportedly marks the 33rd time he appeared before the Circuit Court in Accra, but his trial has not began yet.

The case in which the businessman is scheduled to be prosecuted for allegedly operating a Ponzi scheme that caused many Ghanaians to lose their deposits made into his gold dealership enterprise has been in court and adjourned countless times for the past three years and eight months.

NAM1 was initially charged with about 13 counts, but on September 3, 2019, the charges were expanded to 61. It has been one adjournment after another, but his plea in relation to the new allegations has not yet been accepted.

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The case was once more postponed to April 25, 2023 when he reappeared before the court presided over by Her Honor Afia Owusua Appiah on Thursday, March 23.

According to, the prosecution team represented by ASP Emmanuel Haliga who was holding Superintendent Sylvester Asare’s brief told the court that the prosecution is still awaiting instructions from the Attorney General’s office.

The businessman who has been showing up in court virtually begging to be charged will be making his 34th appearance on the 25th of next month, according to a compilation by the news website’s Murtala Inusah.

He made his 30th, 31st and 32nd appearances on November 9, and December 14, both in 2022 and January 2, 2023, respectively, the court correspondent reports.

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