Tuesday 30th August, 2016
Accra, Aug. 30, GNA
– One Fatima Seidu who was in a veil for Friday prayers at the Al-Aziz Muslim
Mosque at Burma Camp, Accra have been arrested for allegedly stealing a bag
containing the personal belongings of Madam Hajia Zenaibu.
Madam Zenaibu had arrived
from Maryland, USA.
Fatima told the
GNA, she hails from Kowokudi in Nima Accra, but people who knew him said leaves
at Sabon-Zongo near Gaskia in a suburb called Ojo in the Metropolis.
Zeinabu said she placed her bag beside her while she was offering the Friday
prayers when suddenly the Fatima came to kneel behind her.
She said when she
bent down her head to pray Fati stealthily picked the red bag from the upper
terrace of the mosque and vanished.
The alarm was
raised in the mosque and the woman was found running into a bush behind the
A soldier who was
around chased Fati and she dropped the bag in the bush and he instructed her to
collected the bag and handed her over to a Military Police woman who was on
She was later sent
to the Military Police Office for interrogation.
The bag has since
been handed over to the owner.