IRENE C. DANQUAH
This appeal is against the decision of the High court, Kumasi delivered on the 9th April, 2010. The appeal was filed by the State. The sole ground of appeal is that the sentence passed by the trial court is lenient and wrong and do not commensurate to the GRAVITY and the antecedent of the case. The Respondent was charged with the following offences:
Count One and Two: Forgery of documents contrary to Section 159 of Act 29 of 1960.
Count Three: Making a false Statutory Declaration contrary to Section 5 of Act 389 of 1971.
Count Four: Fraudulent breach of trust contrary to section 129 of Act 29 of 1960.
Count five: Defrauding by false pretences contrary to Section 131 of Act 29 of 1960 as amended by NLCD 398 paragraph 5.
In the course of the trial, the prosecution called five witnesses and the Respondent also called three witnesses. On 9th April 2009, the trial judge delivered his judgment against which the State has mounted this appeal. Since the proceedings for the …