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25.02.2007 General News

Thieves Punish Police Prosecutor

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Thieves Punish Police Prosecutor

A policeman who prosecuted two youngmen in a stealing case was punished by the youngsters when they broke into his residence and stole cash of ¢2.2 million and other personal belonging worth millions of cedis.

They, however, did not enjoy their booty when one of them was arrested. The other is on the run.

Chief Inspector Idan of the Asamankese Police after prosecuting the two men where they were made to sign bonds to be of good behaviour was out of town when the incident occurred.

This children who were to stay behind were also said to gone for an all night church service.

The accused, Enoch Aidoo pleaded not guilty on four courts of conspiracy, unlawful entry, stealing and being in possession of stolen property and was remanded into prison custody to appear again on March 8, 2007.

Prosecuting, Inspector Kate Ogyiri, told the Asamankese Circuit Court, presided over by Mr. Kofi Akrowah, that the complainant, Mrs. Idan, is the wife of Chief Inspector Joseph Idan of the Asamankese Police.

She said the accused, Enoch Aidoo, is the son of Inspector Nelson Aidoo who lives in the same police quarters at Asamankese with Chief Inspector Idan.

According to the Prosecutor, on February 2, 2007, Mrs Idan travelled to Kete-Krachin in the Volta Region with her husband to attend a funeral.

She said that might, Chief Inspector Idan's two daughters, Hannah 21 and Afia 15, left the for an all night service, leaving behind their 12-year-old younger brother.

Inspector Kate said Enoch Aidoo and his accomplice, Bright Nit who is now at large, allegedly conspired and broke into the room of Chief Idan, and stole cash of ¢2.2 million and three half pieces of unsown cloth valued at ¢900,000.

They extended their operation into the room of one Jelf Aryeh, son of the Landlord and stole a bag and a double sized foam mattress.

Inspector Kate, said Enoch was however arrested upon a tip-off at their hide-out in a house at Ohenedaneho, a suburb of Asamankese.