Court rescinds arrest warrant for Kofi Capito

The Circuit Court in Accra has rescinded a bench warrant issued for the arrest of Kofi OwusuHene, also known as (aka) Kofi Capito, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Consumer Protection Agency (CPA).

“Sir, I have rescinded the bench warrant. Next time, you will not be lucky, ” the trial Judge, Mrs Christina Cann, said when court sitting resumed on Thursday.

The accused is said to have reported early to court because of the pending bench warrant.

The Court last Tuesday, issued a warrant for the arrest of Kofi Capito after he had failed to appear before it.

 When the Court started hearing the case, Ms Nana Yaa Ayewa Dwumfour, the first prosecution witness, and complainant, tendered the witness statement and was cross-examined by Kofi Capito’s lawyers.

The CEO of CPA is being held on charges of deprivation of the use property of deceased persons, engaging in domestic violence to wit economic abuse and causing unlawful damage.

The accused is alleged to have deprived his late brother’s wife a house the couple had jointly acquired allegedly at Ogbojo, near East Legon, Accra.

Kofi Capito allegedly threatened to dispose off the property, which the deceased’s wife has interest in.

He has denied all the charges and on bail and the case has been adjourned to October 25.

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