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03.01.2005 Crime & Punishment

Teenager fined 400,000 cedis for unlawful entry

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Juaso (Ash), Jan 3, GNA - An 18-year-old teenager at Juaso, who sneaked into the bedroom of a lady-teacher while she had gone to the market, has been fined 400,000 cedis by a circuit court at Juaso. Justice Abban pleaded guilty and will go to jail for six months in default.

Prosecuting, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Godfried Anim told the court presided over by Mr John Boon that on December 21, last year, the teacher went to the market and on her return had information that someone had entered her bedroom.

He said the teacher on entering the room could to find the person and a search found Abban hiding under the bed. She raised the alarm and with the help of neighbours arrested Abban and handed him over to the police.

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