25-year-old man jailed 4 months over attempted theft


The Juaso Circuit Court has sentenced a 25-year-old man to four months in prison custody for attempting to steal.

The court, presided over by His Lordship Nana Asantewaa Atakora, sentenced the suspect on his own plea.

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The prosecutor, Chief Inspector Peasah Birikorang, briefing the court, said that complainant Akua Adwubi, a farmer and the accused, Kofi Boateng are both residents at Abrosanase near Banka in the Asante Akyem South Municipality.

He said at about 4:00 pm on July 26, 2021, Madam Adwubi locked her door and left for the farm.

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However, upon arrival, she detected that her door had been forced open with her entire room ransacked.

A few minutes, her daughter, who returned from school, informed her that the suspect was responsible.

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During interrogation, the suspect is said to have admitted to the offence, confessing he went to the room in search of money but couldn’t find any.



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