[ 2012-06-28 ]
Farmer jailed 24 months for stealing plantain
Kwabena Osei, a 25-year-old farmer, was on
Thursday sentenced to 24 months imprisonment in
hard labour by a Koforidua Magistrate’s Court for
stealing a bunch of plantain.
Osei pleaded guilty.
Chief Inspector Eric Twum-Frimpong, prosecuting,
told the court, presided over by Ms Cynthia
Wiredu, that the complainant was a farmer and
resided at Akwadum near Koforidua with Osei.
He said on June 2 the complainant visited his farm
and found out that someone had harvested his bunch
The prosecutor said on the same the complainant
Osei with three bunches of plantain and he
identified one of them as belonging to him.
Chief Inspector Twum-Frimpong said the complainant
questioned Osei where he got the plantain from.
The complainant who doubted Osei’s explanation
called for assistance and had him arrested and
sent him to the Police.
The prosecutor said upon interrogation, Osei
admitted the offence.
Source - GNA
... go Back