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14-Jan-2016  
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Anthony Anyomi who was arrested for allegedly parading himself as a lawyer has been granted bail by an Accra Circuit Court.

Anyomi, 34, who claims to be a student, was admitted to a bail of GH₵ 10,000 with two sureties.

According to the court presided over by Ms Patricia Quansah, one of the sureties should be a public servant earning not less than GH₵1,500.

The sureties are also to deposit their passport pictures and valid identity cards to the court’s registry.

Anyomi is to report every Wednesday to the Regional Criminal Investigations Department until otherwise directed by the court.

Anthony Anyomi, charged with impersonation, pleaded not guilty.

He is expected to reappear on February 2 for trial to commence.

Prosecution’s case was that the Police received information that accused was parading as a lawyer at the court premises.

The prosecutor said the Police therefore mounted surveillance and he was nabbed on January 6, when he appeared at Circuit Court Three.

According to the prosecutor a number of Court Warrant Officers, Registrars had stated that Anyomi had been representing people in cases before the court.

“When Anyomi was questioned by the Police, he admitted that he was not a lawyer,” the prosecutor said.
 
 
Source: GNA
 
 

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