Cecilia Dapaah’s suit to unfreeze accounts adjourned to February 1, 2024

Cecilia Dapaah
Former Sanitation Minister Cecilia Abena Dapaah

Former Sanitation Minister 's application to halt the () from continuing to freeze her accounts and seize recovered cash has been adjourned to February 1, 2024.

The OSP froze Dapaah's bank accounts after a significant sum was found during a search at her Abelemkpe residence.

The High Court had earlier ordered the OSP to return $590,000 and GH¢2.73 million seized from Dapaah's home within seven days, a decision the OSP contested in the Human Rights Court, leading to the current adjournment.

“The Human Rights Court sitting in has adjourned to 1 February 2024 the case in which former Sanitation Minister, , and her husband, Daniel Osei Kuffuor, have filed an interlocutory injunction application against the OSP to restrain the Office from continuing to freeze Madam Dapaah's accounts and seizing cash recovered from their residence.”

Cecilia Dapaah, embroiled in controversy since July 2023 when her househelps were alleged to have stolen substantial amounts and personal effects, resigned from her position amid public outcry.

The OSP's search of her residence uncovered $590,000 and GHC2.730,000 in cash, leading to the freezing of her accounts.

The ongoing legal battle includes a previous High Court order to return the seized funds within seven days, a directive contested by the OSP, resulting in the current adjournment

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