Farm labourer jailed for stealing telephone cables


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By
Charles Tawiah, GNA

Nkawie, (Ash), Dec.
03, GNA – A farm labourer who stole large quantities of telephone cables
belonging to Vodafone Ghana, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment by
the Nkawie Circuit Court.

Tahiru Ibrahim, was
said to have stolen over 40 meters length of telephone cables valued at about
GH¢3,000.00, at new Suame, in the Suame Municipality.

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

Police Inspector
Ruth Gborson, prosecuting, told the Court that the complainant who was a
resident of new Suame, who spotted the convict carrying the cables, suspected
he had stolen them.

He said the
complainant questioned him where he admitted stealing the cables from Vodafone.

The complainant
together with other people present at the scene, arrested and handed accused
over to the Suame police.

Inspector Gborson
said in his cautioned statement to the police, the convict admitted the offence
and he was then charged and brought before the Court,

GNA

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