23-Year-Old Ghanaian Uber Driver Jailed For Stealing From Business Man

23-Year-Old Ghanaian Uber Driver Jailed For Stealing From Business Man

  • An Uber driver has found himself in the grip of the law after committing theft. He stole from a passenger who boarded his vehicle
  • The accused, Emmanuel Sarfo, pled guilty in court and was sentenced to 3 years in prison for the crime he committed
  • The victim of Emmanuel's notoriety was a Netherlands businessman travelling back to the Netherlands when the incident occurred

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A young man has found himself in trouble after stealing from a Takoradi-based Netherlands business person. The young man who is an uber driver is identified as Emmanuel Sarfo. Sarfo, on January 31 of this year, stole from a passenger who patronized his services.

Chief Inspector Lanyo said the victim was a businessman traveling to the Netherlands. The victim boarded Sarfo's vehicle and headed for the Kotoka international airport.

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Upon arrival, Sarfo helped the victim carry his luggage and items, which was when the theft occurred. Sarfo spotted the victim's bag, quickly took it, and sped off with it. The bag contained an iPhone 11, cash of €5,000, $5,000, and ₵7,000, amounting to GH₵104561.

The bag also contained a bank cheque book, some keys, a Netherlands plane ticket, and three foreign and local ATM Bank Cards.

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According to the prosecutor, the victim was going through departure formalities when he realised his items had been stolen.

He quickly rushed to the car park, but the uber driver was long gone by then. On April 11, the victim made a complaint to the police.

The police investigated, gathered intelligence and successfully arrested Emmanuel Sarfo, who confessed to committing the crime.

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Sarfo was sentenced to three years imprisonment by an Adentan Circuit Court presided over by Mrs Sedinam Awo Balokah after he pleaded guilty to the accusation placed before him.

Honest Uber Driver Returns Ghc5,052, Phone to Passenger Who Forgot Bag in Car

In other news, YEN.com.gh previously published an article about another uber driver.

Tony Irungu was a passenger, and he left his bag in the car with Ghc5,052, a phone worth Ghc5,613 and other items.

The driver of the car, Blessed Bena, reached him out and delivered the forgotten bag without touching anything in it.

Irungu took to social media to thank Bana for his honesty, and he confirmed he had found everything just as he placed them inside the bag.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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