Court Sentences Man, 19, For Stealing Mobile Phones
The District Magistrate Court of law in the Enchi has also sentenced Raymond Donkor, 19, unemployed, to a fine of ¢600 or in default serve six months in prison for stealing three mobile phones valued at ¢1,800 cedis. The court, presided over by Mr Eric Baah Boateng also bonded Raymond ¢2,000.00 for 12 months or to serve
six months imprisonment in hard labour. Raymond who is also known as ‘Apisco’ was convicted for unlawful entry, causing damage and stealing. He pleaded guilty on all the three counts. Presenting the facts of the case, Detective Inspector Joseph Kwadwo Agyare said the complainant Barikisu Seidu was a trader and resided at
Jema while the convict resided at Omanpe both in the Aowin Municipality. He said two weeks ago, Raymond went to Jema to visit his wife and cousin Savior, who happened to be the complainant’s husband. On January 26, at about 6 pm, the convict gave his mobile phones to Savior and collected a cash sum of ¢50.00 and then
promised to refund the said amount later to retrieve his phones, prosecution said. Detective Agyare also said on the January 27, at about 1;00 am, Raymond unlawfully damaged the mosquito net used by the complainant to fence her porch, entered the room unlawfully, and made away with three mobile phones and also a cash sum of
¢620.00 belonging to the complainant. He said after the theft the convict went into hiding in Omanpe but was later then arrested and charged with the offences after investigations.