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By
Morkporkpor Inuk, GNA  

Accra, Aug. 25, GNA –
An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced one Aziz Abdil Yakubu, unemployed, to six
months imprisonment and a fine of 200 penalty units (GH¢2,400) but in default
serve 12 months imprisonment.

Initially, the accused
person now convict, pleaded not guilty but after a full trial, the court found
him guilty and sentenced him accordingly.

By
Morkporkpor Inuk, GNA
  

Accra, Aug. 25, GNA –
An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced one Aziz Abdil Yakubu, unemployed, to six
months imprisonment and a fine of 200 penalty units (GH¢2,400) but in default
serve 12 months imprisonment.

Initially, the accused
person now convict, pleaded not guilty but after a full trial, the court found
him guilty and sentenced him accordingly.

Superintendent of
Police, Mrs Patience Mario earlier told the court that the complainants in the
case were Police Personnel at Baatsona District Police Station.

She said on June 18 at
about 12:30 am, whilst on patrol duties, the Police gathered intelligence that
the convict was offering for sale a quantity of dried leaves suspected to be
Indian hemp at a popular drinking spot located at Community 20.

She said the Police
proceeded to the said spot and found the convict with a black and orange
coloured cap containing twenty-five sachets of dried leaves suspected to be
Indian hemp and was arrested.

He was brought to the
Baatsona Police Station and during investigations, he claimed ownership of the
exhibits and in his caution statement admitted the offence.

GNA


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