The Dzaasetse of Nungua, Nii Botswe Laryea II, has refuted allegations circulating in some sections of the media that he is involved in numerous land theft cases in Nungua and its environs describing it as, unfounded and baseless.
He also denied claims that he uses land guards to execute dirty deals by invading private lands in a show of force to try and take the very land sold from its’ rightful owners.
Nii Botswe Laryea II, who is also the Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Industries, producers of Kpoo Kɛkɛ, an alchoholic beverage was addressing the press in response to recent publications in the media been fingered in land theft cases.
He stated that he has no hand in land theft in Nungua and its enclaves saying; the allegation levelled against him is a fabrication to destroy his image and his hard earned toil.
The media publication alleged that Nii Botswe Laryea II, stormed the private land with landguards to take over the piece of land belonging to one Sulley Salifu at Lashibi a suburb of Accra.
The publication also alleged that the Nungua Dzaasetse claimed to have sold the land to another person for GH₵ 400,000 only for the Dzaasetse to demand from Sulley Salifu another GH₵ 200,000 in order for him to have his peace of mind.
Nii Botswe Laryea II, dismissed such allegations which according to him, the said land belongs to him and he has no intention of selling it to anyone.
“One Sulley is insisting I sell the land to him but I have no intentions of selling it to him or anyone else. He stated emphatically.
“The land theft issue has been published in the media against me which I have no knowledge about the said land theft.” Nii Botswe Laryea II added.
Nii Botswe Laryea II, further stated that he has not asked for any amount of money from Sulley Salifu hence he has taken the the matter to the Madina High Court.
He entreated Sulley Salifu and media to desist from what he describes as abject falsification of truth against him.
By: Paul Mamattah