The former Chief Executive Officer of the Public Procurement Authority Agyenim Boateng Adjei has been slapped with 17 charges by the Special Prosecutor.
He pleaded not guilty to all the charges when he was arraigned before the Criminal Division of the Accra High Court on Wednesday.
Mr Adjei Boateng denied seven counts of using Public office for profit and 10 counts of directly and indirectly influencing the Public Procurement process using his office.
The second accused person Francis Kwaku Arhin also pleaded not guilty to one Count of using Public officer for profit.
Both have been granted bail in the sums of GHc5 million each with two sureties to be justified by the court presided over by Justice Mary Maame Ekue Nsenkyire.
EIB Network’s Court Correspondent Murtala Inusah reports that, Kissi Agyabeng, the Special Prosecutor who represented the Republic did not opposed to the grant of bail.
Source : Ghana/Starrfm.com.gh/Murtala Inusah