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The Nkawie Circuit Court has sentenced a washing bay attendant to 10 years imprisonment for stealing at North Patase, in Kumasi.

Kwasi Sarfo was said to have illegally entered the Palmer International School at North Patase and made away with five pieces of iron rods and a CCTV camera valued at GH¢1,000, at the back of the school building.

He pleaded guilty to the charge and was convicted on his own plea by the court presided by Johnson Abbey.

Police Inspector Jonas Newlove Agyei told the court that the complainant was the Manager of the School.

He said on February 22, this year, the complainant detected the theft of the items and after watching the CCTV cameras installed in the school, Mr Sarfo was identified in the footages taking away the items.


The prosecution said on February 24, this year, the complainant spotted Mr Sarfo at Kwadaso and with the help of some people, arrested and brought him to the Sofoline Police Station.

Inspector Agyei said during interrogation suspect Sarfo admitted the offence and he was charged and brought before the court.