Diamond Appiah rearrested after being discharged over Ayisha Modi’s case

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Businesswoman Diamond Appiah has found herself in police custody after appearing in court.

Diamond Appiah is in court over a fraud case reported to the police by Ayisha Modi. Modi claims Diamond has fraudulently taken money from her under the guise of selling her a plot of land.

On Monday, August 21, 2023, Diamond appeared in court and was discharged.

According to a Starr FM report, the Office of the Attorney General in a process signed by Mrs Evelyn Keelson, a Chief State Attorney, dropped the charges against her.

But moments after she was discharged, Diamond was rearrested by the police.

In a photo which emerged on GHOne TV’s Facebook, the embattled Diamond was spotted in the midst of a uniformed policewoman and a man in a suit.

She was being whisked away from the courtroom by the two.


The brief facts of the case as presented to the Court by the DSP Evans Kesse said Complainant Ayisha Modi is a Businesswoman and lives at Adjiringanor, Accra.

The accused Diamond Appiah he said is also a Businesswoman and stays at East Legon.

According to the Prosecutor DSP Kesse, in 2020, the complainant needed a plot of land to purchase for a building purpose and was discussing it with one Johnson, a witness in this case.

He said, the accused who overheard the conversation, jumped in and said she had a plot of land lying at East Legon Hills and could sell same to the complainant at a cheaper price.

The Prosecutor said the accused demanded and collected cash, the sum of US3$30,000.00 from the complainant under the pretext of selling her one parcel of land lying at East Legon Hills.

DSP Kesse said, the accused took the complainant to a land at East Legon Hills and when the complainant later went to the land, she met one Gustav who claimed ownership of the land.

The Prosecutor said, the complainant made several attempts to retrieve her money from the accused person but she failed and made a report to the Police and accused was arrested.

He told the court that during investigation, it was established that, the accused did not have any land at that location before she swindled the complainant.

“In her investigation cautioned statement, she admitted the offence. After investigation, she was charged with the offence and brought before this Honourable Court,” the Prosecutor told the court.

Source: Starrfm.com.gh

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