Ghanaian gospel musician Jacklin Sarfo Gyamfua aka Ohemaa Jacky who absconded from Ghana whiles on trial for defrauding by false pretenses has been arrested by the International Police (INTERPOL) in Cotonou, Benin.
She was arrested by INTERPOL, Cotonou when INTERPOL, Accra despatched a sign for her arrest and upon that additionally discovered to be in possession of a pretend Italian passport.
The suspect who’s popularly generally known as Ohemaa Jacky in Ghanaian circles was nabbed collectively along with her husband, one Emmanuel Peprah on February 16, this yr, whereas travelling to London through Paris.
The gospel musician was arrested by INTERPOL, Cotonou after Ghana had sought help for her arrest.
She was grabbed for possessing a pretend Italian passport collectively along with her husband. The two have been put earlier than a courtroom in Cotonou the place they have been remanded.
Ohemaa Jacky is already standing trial in Ghana for allegedly defrauding a dealer of GHC150,000 below the pretext of securing her an Italian passport and resident id playing cards.
According to the Prosecution, the “Hakuna Matata” singer who additionally doubles as a blogger, additionally solid two Italian passports for the dealer and her toddler daughter.
Charged with defrauding by false pretenses, the musician pleaded not responsible, and she or he was granted bail within the sum of GHC 200,000.
Soon after she was granted bail, she refused to attend courtroom, placing strain on those that stood sureties for her as they have been hurled earlier than courtroom to supply the singer.
The courtroom presided over by Mrs Evelyn Asamoah had issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the musician for failing to look earlier than her.
The prosecution stated safety officers have tried to hint her in her residence in Accra, however to no avail, till INTERPOL was contacted and the accused nabbed at Cotonou.