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Porter in court for stealing from a Warehouse

By Joyce Danso, GNA     

Accra, Jan. 5, GNA - A Porter who allegedly broke into a warehouse at North Industrial Area with three others now at large and made away with 82 pieces of tyres has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court.

Danjuma Ibrahim is facing charges of conspiracy, unlawful entry and stealing.

Ibrahim has pleaded not guilty and the court presided over by Mrs Janet Harriet Akweley Quaye has admitted him to bail in the sum of GH¢30,000.00 with three sureties who should be gainfully employed.

The accused person is also to report to the Police Criminal Investigations Department (CID) every Friday until the matter is disposed-off by the court.

The matter was adjourn to January 24 for hearing.

Prosecuting Chief Inspector Emmanuel Haligah said the complainant Naaman Ashkar, businessman sells vehicles tyres at the North Industrial area whilst Ibrahim lives in a wooden structure near the complainant warehouse at North Industrial Area.

Chief Inspector Haligah said on December 4, last year, Ibrahim and his three accomplices namely Amando, Sulley, and Mohammed all at large broke into the warehouse of the complainant and stole 82 assorted vehicle tyres valued at GH¢27,247.00.

Prosecution said two other persons were picked-up by the Police after the robbery incident and during interrogation, they said they saw the accused and his accomplices packing the tyres into a vehicle but the two people could not identify the registration number of the vehicle used in the act.

On December 18, last year, prosecution said the Police arrested Ibrahim and during interrogation he admitted the offence.

Prosecution said Ibrahim further stated that he and his accomplices took the tyres to the Cargo Truck Station at Avenor and the tyres were transported to an unknown destination.

Ibrahim, prosecution said led the Police to Avenor but he could not identify who they gave the tyres to and the truck that transported the tyres.

Efforts are being made to arrest Ibrahim’s accomplices, Prosecution said.

GNA


Source: GNA Story (http://www.ghananewsagency.org/human-interest/porter-in-court-for-stealing-from-a-warehouse-127134)
Published: 2018-01-05 16:25:59
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