Fuel Station Manager Slapped With 4year Jail Sentence For Stealing ghc70k
An asamankese Circuit Court has slapped a fuel station manager with a four year jail term for stealing gjc 70,000.
The Manager, Emmanuel Donkor, embezzled Gh¢70,725.00 belonging to the company and pleaded guilty when he was arraigned before the court charged with the offence cited in section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act,1960, Act 29.
According to the court his. sentence will be in hard labour.
Inspector Susan Ayaric, the Prosecuting Officer, told the Court that the complainant is Emmanuel Kenneth Dadson, Marketing Manager of Galaxy Oil Ghana Limited, who lives in Tema.
She said in June, 2019, during a stocktaking at the Osenase Galaxy Oil fuel station, the Internal Audit team of the company detected that an amount of Gh¢70,725.00 was not accounted for by the convict.
The prosecutor said the convict was later invited to the company’s Head Office in Tema for further interrogation.
He said Emmanuel Donkor admitted to selling fuel worth Gh¢70,725.00 to one Ofori whose whereabouts he does not know.