Crime

Mason before court over theft of 222 bags of cement

The Pakyi District to him to sell each at GH¢78.00 Court has granted a and they agreed on a monthly pay, GH¢30,000.00 bail with a the court was told.

surety to a 32-year-old mason who Chief Inspector Amartey said on allegedly stole 222 bags of cement April 8, 2024, Madam Afriyie came valued GH¢17,516.00 from a to take stock of the shop only to trader.detect that there was no single ce-

The surety should produce a ment at the shop and Sebeh when valid national identity card to the asked of the cement, he said some registry of the court.construction workers came in for

Emmanuel Sebeh pleaded not the cement on credit and he could guilty to the charge.not account for 222 bags of cement Police Chief Inspector Christian valued at GH¢17,516.00. Amartey told the court presided When asked of the names of his over by Madam Dora Nsiah Jack-creditors, he could not give out the son that Madam Gifty Afriyie, the names and neither could he give complainant was a trader whilst their whereabouts, Chief Inspector Sebeh, accused person, resided at Amartey said.

Paa. The prosecution said Madam

He said the complainant owned Afriyie reported the incident to the a cement shop located at Paa and Trede Police, leading to the arrest that in December 2023, Sebeh of Sebeh.

contacted Ms Afriyie and pleaded Sebeh in his investigation with her to employ him as a sales cautioned statement admitted the boy at her cement shop. offence and after investigation, he

Ms Afriyie employed Sebeh and was charged with the offence to handed over 300 bags of cement appear before court.  —GNA

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