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24.05.2004 Regional News

Teacher jailed for multiple registrations

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Bimbilla (N/R), May 24, GNA - Magistrate's Court at Bimbilla has sentenced Iddirisu Ziblilla 36, a Teacher of Gbungbadiga RC Primary School to 12 months' imprisonment for multiple registrations. Afia Suyini, 20, a Farmer of Sonayili was, however, cautioned and discharged for a similar offence because she was nursing a three-month-old baby and single parent.

They both pleaded guilty.

Mr John Adjer Nassam, the Presiding said he cautioned and discharged the woman because she was a single parent did not have anybody to leave the child with.

Prosecuting, Police Inspector Edward Odei told the Court that on April 16 and April 29, at Nakpayili in the Nanumba District, Ziblilla was found holding two registration forms bearing his name, which indicated that he had registered at Nakpayili Market Registration Centre and the Nakpayili Butchers Shop Registrations Centre.

Inspector Odei said Afia Suyini also registered two times at the Sonayili LA Primary School Registration Centre.

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