PASTOR EMMANUEL ESSEL AND BETHEL CALVARY PRAYER MINISTRY
ECONOMIC & ORGANISED CRIME OFFICE
On or about the 14th day of November, 2012 a Luo Zhi Hao, a Chinese national, transferred from the Republic of China an amount of US$ Forty Thousand, Five Hundred Dollars into bank account No. 117200004662301 with the Agricultural Development Bank at Achimota, Accra being operated by 1st Applicant herein. The bank being suspicious of the transaction might have filed a Suspicious Transfer Report (S.T.R) with the appropriate institution and the matter referred to the Economic and Organised Crime Office for further investigations into the suspicious transaction.
According to the 1st Applicant, the bank then informed him that the bank account has been frozen and was asked to report to the E.O.C.O which he did on 19/11/12. It has been averred in paragraph 12 of the accompanying affidavit sworn to by the 1st Applicant that upon reporting to the Offices of the E.O.C.O on the said date he was detained but was subsequently granted bail after having been made to a write a statement. Regardless o…