2 in trouble for stealing scows

District Court at Temahas sentenced two convicts to a day’s imprisonment eachfor stealing scows worth GH¢4,560.00 belonging to Pioneer Food Cannery at the Tema Fishing Harbour.

Joseph Agbodzi, 45-year-old track pusher, and Amos Lartey, 36-year-oldlabourer, were accused of stealing scows belonging to company.

Additional,the court imposed a fine of GH¢720.00 each on them or in default served six months each in prison,and they were made to sign a bondto be of good behaviourfor 12 months.

The court presided over by Mr Festus FoviNukunu, convicted the two based on their own plea of guilty, and ordered themto return the scows to the owner.

Chief Inspector Beatrice Ayeh, said on April2022, Agbodzi, stole the scowsfrom the Fishing Harbour, and with the support of Larteydismantled the scows.

According to prosecution, the two were arrested for selling the scows.

Scow is a large flat-bottomed boat with broad square ends used chiefly for transporting bulk material such as sand or refuse. – GNA

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