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12.04.2010 Crime & Punishment

Cow thieves to be remanded

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Ho, April 9, GNA - Mohammed Bube, a cattle drover, who allegedly stole six of his master's cows at Juapong in the North Tongu District and sold them at GH¢ 200 each was on Wednesday remanded in police custody by a Ho district court.

He pleaded guilty and would reappear on 23rd April, 2010.

Bube was alleged to have stolen the cows on 27th March, this year and sold them to one Kwao Agbenya, who was also charged with the offence.

Agbenya on the other hand pleaded not guilty and was also remanded into Police custody to reappear on the same date.

The court also remanded for stealing a cow at Juapong was Umaru Abdlai a cattle farmer.

Mr. S. K. Agboado, Chief Inspector of Police, prosecuting told the court presided over by Mr Yaw Atta Sampong that when Bube's master detected the loss of the cows, he confronted him (Bube), who admitted stealing them.

He said Bube alleged that he sold the cows to Agbenya, who was yet to pay him but Agbenya denied the allegation.


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