- A thief, Baba Ali, has disclosed the reasopn why he stole a Rav 4 belonging to a pastor, Rev. Bena Dankwah
- According to him, he wanted to go and have fun with it in the Central Region, and return it
- He was arrested when he was spotted by police in the Central Region, as he drove the car
A 24-year old driver’s mate, Baba Ali, pulled a surprise as he revealed the reason behind his decision to steal an SUV belonging to a pastor.
According to a report by 3news.com, the suspect stole the Toyota Rav 4 on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at Kojokrom in the Western Region, in a bid to go out and have fun.
Luck however eluded him when he was arrested by the police in the Central Region, after alerts had gone out to that effect.
Baba Ali revealed that he only sought to have fun with the car, and intended to return it to Kojokrom when he was done.
The pastor, Rev. Bena Dankwah, of Higher Grounds Assemblies of God Church at Tanokrom, had fuelled the car full tank as he had planned to use it to go to church, only to wake up on Sunday morning to find the car missing from where it was parked.
He therefore reported the matter to the Kojokrom Policem who then issued alerts to all stations.
On Monday, August 13, 2018, Baba Ali was spotted driving the car in the Central Region, and was subsequently arrested. The police then retrieved two bunch of keys in his possession and arrested him.
Baba Ali has been identified as a resident of Sabu Zongo of Kojokrom, who has gained notoriety for stealing car batteries and other car parts.
Rev Dankwah told Connect FM that he made the stolen car his prayer topic in church on Sunday, and was thus thankful to God for its recovery.
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