The Assin Fosu District Court, presided over by his Lordship Gyane Quotey, has sentenced a 23-year-old man to 14 years in prison.
Isaac Opare, the convicted man, was found guilty for stealing a 14-inch flat screen television worth GHC 250.
According to the prosecutor, Francis Oyinah, the accused stole the television from Evans Pantsil, a carpenter in Assin Nyankomasi in the Central region.
The carpenter as at the time of the robbery, had left home for 31st night church service.
Adomonline.com reported that Paintsil, suspected Opare to have committed the crime because Opare had earlier visited the house in the day.
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Opare was finally arrested by the police at his hideout in Assin Praso where he pleaded guilty. He was sent to court and due to his criminal history, was handed the 14-year jail term.
Meanwhile, Dubai police have denied knowledge of the arrest of the CEO of embattled gold firm Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah, as widely reported in the media.
Checks with the police in Dubai revealed that they had not arrested any Ghanaian national in the last few weeks in relation to a gold scam as it’s been reported in Ghana by several media outlets.
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The latest revelation by the Dubai Intelligence Unit follows wide reports in Ghana on the night that the Menzgold boss had been arrested in Dubai.
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