According to the criminal code of Ghana act 29 section 132; it is defrauding by false pretense to take money from a someone as a transport money and deliberately refuse to show up.
In view of the above, A police officer has advised women especially young ladies. He has advised them to desist from the act. This is because such an act can end them up in jail for up to 5 years.
MOBILE MONEY is a money sending system mostly used in Ghana especially with MTN dubbed “MOMO”.
It is a normal trend for the youth especially when you are a man, to spend in your relationship before it can stand.
The spending comes in different forms as you have to take the lady out on a date, buy her gifts, etc. This is done to make sure the lady stays in the relationship and doesn’t give an eye to another man. Some ladies of today have also decided to use that as an advantage to take money from some guys.
Some of which, they announce their visit; you need to give them transportation money after which when given, they do not show up. And this keep happening most of the time.
Chief inspector Amoah has explained that if a lady tells you to send her transport money and doesn’t visit and does not refund the money, she can be dealt with according to the Ghana criminal code.
This is with reference to the act 29 section 132 of the Ghana criminal code for defrauding by false pretense.
The law enforcer has admonished the youth to be educated about these petty things.
The chief inspector stated that a case can be filed against such persons. He advised that every Ghanaian takes note of some rights they have. He also sent a caution to women who pull such tricks on people that it may end badly for them.
“Dear men, if a lady tells you to send her money for transport to come over and you send her the cash and she decide not to visit you, and does not refund the money, you can refer to ACT 29 SECTION 132 of the criminal code and file a case of defrauding by false pretense against her.
She can be jailed for up to 5 years. Know your right my brother, and for some of the women be warned” the officer noted.
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