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By
Daniel Akwasi Ashietey/Stephen Ofori Kanyiri, GNA    

Sunyani, July 21, GNA
– A vulkaniser, Patrick Salifu, aged 37 and an employee of the Metro Mass
Transit Limited (MMTL) at its Sunyani Depot was on Thursday arraigned before
the Sunyani District Court ‘A’ on a charge of stealing.

Salifu pleaded not
guilty to the charge and the Court presided over by Mr. Jojo

By
Daniel Akwasi Ashietey/Stephen Ofori Kanyiri, GNA
    

Sunyani, July 21, GNA
– A vulkaniser, Patrick Salifu, aged 37 and an employee of the Metro Mass
Transit Limited (MMTL) at its Sunyani Depot was on Thursday arraigned before
the Sunyani District Court ‘A’ on a charge of stealing.

Salifu pleaded not
guilty to the charge and the Court presided over by Mr. Jojo Amoah Hagan
admitted him to a bail of GH¢4000.00 with two sureties and adjourned the case
to Friday, August 11, 2017.

Prosecuting, Police
General Sergeant Ebenezer T.  Addo told
the Court that at 19:20 hours on the Saturday July 15, 2017, a Police officer
who is the complainant saw the accused person behind the Brong-Ahafo Regional
Police Headquarters building at Area Four carrying a load in a sack in a
suspicious manner.

The complainant called
the accused to disclose what was in the sack but the latter refused and when
forced to comply, it was discovered that it was a 12 volt VDL heavy duty
battery valued at GH¢935.00, a property of MMTL, P/Gen. Sgt. Addo said.

He said the accused
could not give any tangible reason for possessing the item and complainant
therefore arrested and sent him to the Sunyani District Police Station where he
was detained and released on Police enquiry bail on the Sunday July 16, 2017

Mr Addo said on the
Wednesday July 19 accused was rearrested, charged with the offence and
processed for Court.

Meanwhile accused who
was employed by the Company around 2005 in Kumasi has now been queried and
interdicted, a source at the Sunyani Depot confirmed to the Ghana News
Agency.     

GNA


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