Teacher, 37, jailed for riding without license


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By Erica Apeatua Addo, GNA

Enchi (W/R), Oct. 19, GNA – A thirty-seven-year-old
teacher, who was caught riding a motorbike without a valid license has been
sentenced to three days imprisonment with hard labour by the District
Magistrate Court in Enchi.

The accused person, Stephen Boahen was also
fined GH¢600.00 or in default 30 days imprisonment with hard labour.

He pleaded guilty on the charge

By Erica Apeatua Addo, GNA

Enchi (W/R), Oct. 19, GNA – A thirty-seven-year-old
teacher, who was caught riding a motorbike without a valid license has been
sentenced to three days imprisonment with hard labour by the District
Magistrate Court in Enchi.

The accused person, Stephen Boahen was also
fined GH¢600.00 or in default 30 days imprisonment with hard labour.

He pleaded guilty on the charge and was
convicted on his own plea.

Prosecuting, Detective Sergeant Joseph Kwadwo
Agyare, told the Court that, on September 3, 2018, Police Officers from the
Enchi Division of the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) carried out
their usual motor checks at Mile 3 community located on the Enchi-Asankragwa
Highway.

He said at about 0930 hours, the accused
arrived at the check point riding a Boxer motorbike with registration number
M-15-AS 1880.

According to Detective Agyare, when the
officers on duty requested for Boahen’s rider’s license, he responded in the
negative that he had none.

The prosecutor said the accused was therefore
arrested and sent to the Enchi police station and the motorbike was seized.

GNA


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