By Erica Apeatua Addo, GNA
Tarkwa (W/R), January 31, GNA – A Tarkwa Circuit court has remanded two people into prison custody for stealing forty pieces of unsewn cloth valued GH¢4,000 and an amount of 500 Ghana cedis.
The accused persons, Joseph Owusu, 28, mechanic and Kingsley Nyewu, 29, mechanic apprentice are residents of Wasa Subriso in the Western Region.
They were charged with conspiracy to commit crime, causing damage, unlawful entry and stealing.
The two, pleaded guilty with explanation to the offenses, and would re-appear before the court on Wednesday February 14.
Chief Inspector Faustina Celestina Anaman, told the court, presided over by Mr. Emmanuel Bart-Plange Brew, that the complainant, Diana Alare, is a seamstress.
According to the Prosecution, on January 8, at about 0930 hours, the complainant who went to her shop located at the Wassa Akropong market to begin the day's work realized that thieves had broken into her shop and made away with forty pieces of unsewn cloth and an amount of 500 Ghana cedis.
She said the complainant reported the case at the Wassa Akropong Police station and an officer was detailed to investigate the case.
The prosecution said the complainant however started her own investigation and gathered that Joseph and Kingsley were behind the theft and based on that she informed the police who apprehended the two for questioning.
Chief Inspector Anaman said when the police searched the places of abode of the accused 12 pieces of the unsewn cloth of the complainant were retrieved.