Tuesday 20th September, 2016
Winneba (C/R), Sept. 20, GNA – The Winneba
District Magistrate Court has sentenced a 28-year mason to 18 months
imprisonment in hard labour for unlawful damage, unlawful entry and stealing
items valued GHC 2,305.00 belonging to
King Aluta in Winneba.
Kwabena Ebo, a native of Winneba, pleaded
guilty to all the three counts and the Court presided over by Mr Alexander
Oworae sentenced him on his own plea to run consecutively.
Police Inspector Peter Agbelie to the Court
that the complainant of the case is Samuel Kow Amankwandor, a taxi driver and a
native of Winneba.
He said on September 4, 2016 at about 2045
hours the accused went into the house of King Aluta at Sankro, a suburb of
Winneba, broke into his room and dishonestly appropriated two double bed mattress.
Inspector Agbelie said whiles conveying the
items, he was seen by the complainant from a distance.
He said said unknown to the accused that he
had been seen by the complainant went into the room for the third time to pick
a table to fridge and this time he was caught red handed by the complainant who
handed him over to police patrol team in the area.
The prosecution said the accused led the
police to the bush where he hid one of the mattresses.
The accused also informed the police that
the second mattress was being kept in the home of one Abeiku who also lived in
the Sankro Community.
After investigations the accused was
arraigned before the court charged with the offences, the prosecution said.