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36-year old man arrested for using Overlord of Dagbon’s name to defraud people

The Gbewaa Palace has confirmed the arrest of one Prince Yakubu Mahamadu a.k.a Prince Zanjina Mankana, who allegedly was using the name of the Overlord of Dagbon Ndan Yaa-Naa Abukari II to defraud people.

According to the Palace, the suspect Prince Yakubu Mahamadu aka Prince Zanjina Mankana was arrested and detained on Tuesday May 17, 2022 by the palace before involving the Yendi Police Command.

Addressing the media at the Gbewaa Palace on Tuesday May 17, the Public Relation Officer (PRO) of the Gbewaa Palace Musah Yakubu said the suspect Prince Yakubu Mahamadu popularly called Prince Zanjina Mankana has been using the name of the Overlord of Dagbon to ‘defraud’ people.

He indicated that, the suspect is neither a son to the King of Dagbon or related to the Palace.

Musah Yakubu stated that the palace had never directed the suspect to carry out any business or activities on behalf of the King.

He said the palace has since handed the suspect to the police for further investigations and subsequent prosecution.

He has however cautioned the general public against dealing with people like Prince Zanjina Mankana who claim to come from the palace as the palace has its established offices that deals with the public.

Story By: Alhassan Yakubu | |Ghana.

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