Popular Ghanaian actor, John Dumelo was allegedly caught with two state missing vehicles by government agents. According to Adom online, the actor was an active supporter of the former president,John Mahama. The actor allegedly had sent one of the vehicles, a black Land Cruiser with registration GE 8118-16 to a mechanic workshop in Accra where it was going to be resprayed, while the second vehicle is yet to revealed.
The vehicle was said to be among the 200 vehicles the presidency says are missing after the previous administration led by John Mahama left office.
When security operatives invited him to the garage to explain how he got the vehicle, Dumelo allegedly said he bought the V8 from a car dealer – Svani Company Limited, and that he was yet to complete payment for the car. However, the vehicle’s chassis number was cued into the centralised computer system, and it revealed that the car was actually registered in the name of the National Security Secretariat.
According to Adom Online,when Dumelo saw the trouble he was getting into, he quickly changed his story and then said it was a gift from the former first lady, Lordina Mahama Mahama, and when the security operatives made to reconfirm that claim, he begged them to take the car away.
The second car was traced to the actor’s custody, another V8 – ash in colour, which allegedly was being used by the actor’s girlfriend. When he was asked the whereabout of the V8, He said it is with the girlfriend and he promised to retrieve it from his partner who was said to had traveled with the vehicle at the time.
He was reached for comments yesterday by pressmen, John Dumelo reportedly said “I wouldn’t like to comment about it,”
See the photo allegedly of one of the vehicles: