Adjournment in Cecilia Abena Dapaah’s Case on Alleged Non-Declaration of Income

The Accra High Court has postponed the hearing of the case involving former Sanitation Minister, Cecilia Abena Dapaah, to Thursday, January 25, 2024. The case revolves around allegations that the former Minister failed to declare her income and property to the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP). Additionally, the OSP’s application to confirm freezing and seizure orders on Cecilia Dapaah’s bank accounts and assets has also been adjourned to January 25.

Furthermore, on October 10, 2023, lawyers representing Madam Dapaah filed an injunction application against the OSP, stating that irreparable damage would be suffered if the OSP is not restrained. The application is being heard by the Human Rights Court in Accra and has been adjourned to February 1, 2024.


House helps of Cecilia Abena Dapaah and her husband, Daniel Osei Kuffour, are currently facing charges for allegedly stealing money and items worth millions of cedis from the couple’s residence in Accra. The main accused individuals, Patience Botwe and Sarah Agyei, have been charged with conspiracy to commit a crime and five counts of stealing. The stolen items include assorted clothes, handbags, perfumes, jewelry, Kente cloth, and men’s suits.

Three other individuals, identified as Ms Botwe’s current and former boyfriends and her father, are facing charges for allegedly receiving dishonestly varying amounts of money linked to the theft. Investigations revealed that the stolen money was used to purchase properties and expensive items. The case, initially reported to the police in June 2023, is currently under investigation by the Special Prosecutor’s office, starting with the arrest of Cecilia Abena Dapaah.

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