The Special Prosecutor, Kissi Agyebeng, made an announcement about this development and stated that the investigation will look into the auction sale of vehicles and other items by Cusatoms between July and August 2022.
“The Office of the Special Prosecutor has commenced investigation into suspected corruption and corruption-related offences in respect of auction sales of vehicles and other goods by the Customs Division of Ghana Revenue Authority between 1 July 2016 and 15 August 2022,” the statement said.
According to the Special Prosecutor, he has since written to demand some details from the Commissioner of the Customs Division to support his investigation.
Kissi Agyebeng said he has further directed the “Commissioner of the Customs Division to immediately halt and discontinue all auction sales till the investigation is concluded.”
The Special Prosecutor’s announcement follows a recent OSP report on an investigation in which he accused Customs and Labianca Company executives of engaging in tax cheating.
The corporation that deals in the importation of frozen foods benefited from a reduction in the company’s tax payments as a result of the OSP study, which also named officials of Labianca and the Customs Division of GRA for their varied activities.
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