Bench warrant issued for arrest of convicted ex-MASLOC boss, Sedina Tamakloe


The High Court in Accra has issued an arrest warrant in respect of convicted former Chief Executive Officer of MASLOC, Sedina Christine Attionu Tamakloe.

Described as a ‘fugitive’ convict in an ex parte motion for an arrest warrant filed by State Prosecutors, the Court said, the motion is granted as prayed.

The former CEO of MASLOC was jailed for 10 years in hard labour for causing financial loss to the State on April 16.

Daniel Axim, former MASLOC head of operations was also jailed.

In Court on Monday, April 22, Assistant State Attorney, Yvonne Yaache-Adomako while moving the motion (ex parte) for an arrest warrant to be issued said, the fugitive was convicted on all 78 counts.

‘I have before you a motion ex parte for an arrest warrant to be issued for the arrest of the 2nd respondent convict (Sedina Tamakloe),’ Ms. Yaache-Adomako prayed.

While relying also on the motion paper and supporting affidavit as well as the Anexeurs, she said the fugitive was convicted on April 16 after being found guilty of 7
8 counts.

She submitted that a copy of the judgment and the warrant to commit the fugitive into prison custody to serve her sentence have also been attached.

‘We pray humbly that based on the facts and the attached exhibits we have demonstrated sufficient grounds for the issuance of the said warrant to arrest the convict,’ the Assistant State Attorney submitted.

‘We humbly pray that this court grants our application,’ she added.

Justice Lydia Osei Marfo after hearing submissions from the Assistant State Attorney granted the motion as prayed.

‘The Application is granted as prayed. A Warrant of arrest is hereby issued for the arrest of Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attiounu.

Source: Ghana Web