The Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) has revealed that a bank account belonging to the late brother of Cecilia Dapaah has been actively sending money to the former minister.
This was contained in new court documents filed by the OSP in its quest to confirm the seizure of properties belonging to Madam Dapaah.
The OSP earlier seized millions of cash from the former minister and ordered the freezing of some bank accounts.
An Accra High Court refused to confirm the seizures and freezing order and directed the OSP to return the amounts to Cecilia Dapaah.
“Analysis of the statements in the first respondent’s Prudential Bank account number 0090924640014 highly suspicious transactions involving the name of the first respondent’s deceased brother – Nana Akwasi Essan. The said Nana Akwasi Essan died in January 2022, and there is no record domiciled at the financial institutions of probate or letters of administration granted to personal representatives).
“Strangely, there are active transfers from the deceased person’s bank account to that of the first respondent’s Prudential Bank account number 0090924640014,” documents filed by the OSP revealed.
The documents suggested that some transactions were as recent as May 23, 2023.
The OSP also disclosed that the former Sanitation Minister uses aliases to conceal transactions from undeclared real estate businesses.