Man jailed two years for stealing ghc70 slippers
A 28-year-old man has been jailed for two years after being found guilty of stealing slippers worth ghc70.
The sentence was handed down to him by a Dormaa circuit court after he pleaded guilty for the charge of stealing, causing unlawful damage and unlawful entry.
Prosecution, Inspector Emmanuel Asare told the court that the accused person had been fingired a couple of times for suspected theft and had been warned to desist from the practice.
However, on 28th day of May the complainant says he returned home and noticed the lock to their door was damaged and another witness has informed them that the accused was seen trying to force the window open with a kitchen knife.
Prosecutor said the accused came back a couple of days later and stole a bag of charcoal worth ghc 60.
The Court was told that the concerned youth of the Dormaa Ahenkro township mounted a search for him and attacked him but was rescued by the police after which the accused admitted the offence.
Police Inspector Asare said the accused told them he kept on stealing to FEED HIMSELF and buy clothes as well.
The court was presided over by Mr Samuel Djane Kotey sentenced him on his own plea.