A 23-year old man in the Hohoe Municipality of the Volta Region, has been remanded into prison custody by a magistrate court for allegedly stealing his brother’s cocoa seeds and plantain from the farm.
Godsway Kofi Akwa, was remanded by the court after he admitted pilfering 3 sacks of cocoa seeds and plantain worth about GHC 850.
[contextly_sidebar id=”EUnkA2ixOCF3aTMLrrs40bLqHStssuYv”]Presenting the case to the court, the Police Prosecutor said, the complainant; Emmanuel Akwa, who is a brother to the accused, reported that, the accused went to his farm in the night to collect three sacks of cocoa seeds he [Emmanuel] left to dry without permission.
He said some of his neigbours told him the accused was seen carrying sacks from the farm.
He then reported the case to police for his arrest and further interrogations. At the court, Godsway admitted committing the act, but with explanations.
The court asked that he should be remanded into custody to reappear on 22nd of November for the verdict.
By: King Norbert Akpablie/citifmonline.com/Ghana