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01.04.2021 Crime & Punishment

Military recruit arrested for stealing phone

Military recruit arrested for stealing phone
LISTEN APR 1, 2021

Richmond Kwadwo Nti, a military recruit, was on Tuesday, arrested at Burma Camp for allegedly stealing a mobile phone belonging to another recruit.

The suspect was undergoing recruitment documentation process at Burma Camp.

Deputy Superintendent of Police, (DSP) Mrs Effia Tenge, Head of Public Affairs Unit of the Accra Regional Police Command, told the Ghana News Agency in an interview.

She said on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at about 2200 hours, the Military Police at Burma Camp, arrested and brought Nti to the Police Station for stealing another recruit's mobile phone while undergoing documentation.

Mrs Tenge said all the potential recruits were gathered in the Garrison Presbyterian and Methodist Interdenominational Church Auditorium for screening when Nti stole the Techno SPARK 5 mobile phone valued GHC 500.00 belonging to one Obediah Nketia, also a recruit.

She said the blue Techno Spark 5 cellular phone has been retrieved.

Mrs Tenge said Nti was in Police custody assisting in investigations.