General News of Friday, 15 March 2019Source: citinewsroom.comThree Ghanaian diplomats in US suspended for misappropriating fundsForeign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor BotchweyThe Ministry of Foreign Affairs has sanctioned three officers stationed at the Ghana Mission in New York in the US, for misappropriating funds. According to the sector Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, the officials were cited for fraudulent behaviour by a four-man disciplinary committee. “The three officers were also made to refund the misappropriated funds and they did not receive salaries for the period of their suspension. There have been reports of Ghanaian diplomats being involved in similar cases. 1802.”The audit report said Mr. Pratt admitted the offence and signed an undertaking on 9 December 2014 to refund the embezzled amount in monthly instalments of €3,500.00.
Source: GhanaWeb March 15, 2019 13:41 UTC