Listen to music while browsing

Shop attendant jailed 10 years for fraud

By GNA

Cape Coast, April 14, GNA – A circuit court in Cape Coast on Friday jailed Mark Kwame Adams, a 24-year-old shop attendant, 10 years in hard labour for defrauding six people of GHC 25,000.00 under false pretence.

Adams pleaded guilty.
Chief Inspector Francis Ockom told the court presided over by Mrs. Florence Kai Otu that the convict worked in a hardware shop of the first complainant Mrs. Grace Arthur, at the Kotokuraba market in Cape Coast .

The prosecution said on March 13 this year, Mrs Arthur detected that items worth GHC 20, 186.00 were stolen from her shop.

Chief Inspector Ockom said when Adams was questioned about the stolen items, he could not give any tangible reason for the lost of the items.

The convict rather left the shop only and resurfaced on Monday April 2, and Mrs. Arthur caused his arrest.

Chief Inspector Ockom said whilst police investigations were ongoing, five other persons came to the police station and reported that Adams had collected various sums of money totaling about GHC 4,186.00 from them with the promise to supplying them with building materials.

The prosecution said the five complainants produced receipts of payments made for building materials.

GNA

Patriotism sits far above party affiliation.
By: Adwoa Ayamba

10-Year-Old Boy Commits Suicide

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

[B]Residents of Ayensudo New Town near Komenda junction in the Komenda Edina Egu ...
read more »

Police Officer, 5 Others Arrested F

Monday, March 30, 2015

[B]Six people including a Police Officer and two toll booth attendants have been ...
read more »

Obinim Defence Adjourned

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

[B]Bishop Daniel Obinim, founder of Godsway International Ministry who had been ...
read more »

2 Caged Over Police Scam

Saturday, March 21, 2015

The two key suspects believed to have masterminded the recent recruitment scanda ...
read more »