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JHS Three Pupil Goes To Prison For Stealing

Nkawie, (Ash), May 06, GNA – A JHS three
pupil, who broke into a drinking bar through the ceiling and took away
several sachets of alcoholic beverages, has been sentenced to six months
imprisonment by the Nkawie Circuit Court.

 Emmanuel Antwi, 19, is said to have made his way through the ceiling of
the drinking spot located at Maabang, near Adankwame in the
Atwima-Nwabiagya North District, with iron bars at about 2300 hours, and
took drinks valued at GHc 4,000.00 as well as cash of GHc 400.00.



He pleaded guilty and was convicted on his own plea by the court presided by Mr Johnson Abbey.

Detective Chief Inspector Comfort Amankwaa told the court that the convict and the complainant were both residents of Maabang.



She
said on April 28 this year at about 2300 hours, the convict broke into
the drinking bar and took away several sachets of alcoholic beverages
and fled.



The
prosecution said the complainant detected the theft the following
morning and in the course of investigations, some people alerted her
about the suspicious movement of the convict in the area the previous
night.

The complainant therefore, reported the matter to the Adankwame police who arrested the convict.

Chief
Inspector Amankwaa said during interrogation the convict admitted the
offence and he was then charged and brought before the court.

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