Trader jailed three years for stealing

Ibrahim Allasan, a trader, charged with causing unlawful damage, unlawful entry and attempted stealing, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment in hard labour, by the Akim Swedru circuit court in the Eastern Region.

Allasan, 21, admitted the offences and the court presided over by Mr. Yaw Atta Sampong, accordingly imposed the sentence on him.

Police Chief Inspector Kingsley Kwaku Antwi said on April 27, this year, the complainant, Mr. Richard Acquah, an Akim Oda based businessman, locked his room and went to church and that at about 11:00 hours the same day, Allasan broke into the room.

Chief Inspector Antwi said a witness in the case who spotted Allasan in the act, mobilized people around and entered the house, adding, a search for Allasan was conducted and he was found in the ceiling and handed over to the police. GNA

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