NPP PC On 2 Weeks Remand, Charged With Threat Of Death
Villey Acheampong, a businessman and parliamentary candidate for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Subin Constituency in the Ashanti Region, has been charged with the threat of death before the Circuit Court in Accra.
After entering a not guilty plea to two allegations of “discharging a gun in town” and “threat of death,” the young activist was subsequently detained in custody.
The court that Her Honor presided over by Susana Eduful remanded him for two weeks although his attorneys expressed concerns about his health.
The accused is currently fighting further allegations in the same court, including defrauding under false pretenses involving a six-bedroom apartment.
The prosecuting officer, ASP Evans Kesse, gave the court a brief summary of the case’s circumstances, including the fact that the complainant is a businessman who lives in Greda Estate, Teshie.
While the Accused is reportedly a resident of Baatsona and a businessman.
According to ASP Kesse, the complainant and the accused have been arguing for a while about ownership of a six-bedroom unfinished building in Baatsona that the complainant claims to have purchased and that was erected by the accused.
The Circuit Court in Accra is now hearing the case.
According to the prosecutor, the complainant and a witness in this instance visited the alleged building site on May 29, 2022, where they encountered the accused.
He said that the accused brandished a gun at the complainant without any provocation and threatened to kill him.