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25-year-old sentenced to 5-years in prison for stealing Zoomlion vehicle

25-year-old sentenced to 5-years in prison for stealing Zoomlion vehicle

25-year-old sentenced to 5-years in prison for stealing Zoomlion vehicle

A 25-year-old Abdul Wahab Bashiru, has been sentenced to

five years imprisonment with hard labour by a Ho Circuit Court

for stealing a vehicle belonging to Zoomlion Ghana Limited.

The 25-year-old unemployed man pleaded guilty to the charge

of stealing and was convicted on his plea by the

Court presided over by Felix Datsomor.

The prosecution, Police Inspector Agnes Ahiable, representing

Inspector Patience Kuade, told the court that the complainant was

Awulley Seidu, Zoomlion Manager for North Tongu District.

She said on May 13, 2021, the complainant, after the day’s activities,

packed the vehicle at his residence at New Zongo, a suburb of Ho.

Inspector Ahiable said the complainant, the following day,

realized his MP3 Player and the company’s tracker were not in

the vehicle and he made a report to the Police.

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The prosecution said on May 22 this year, the complainant packed

the vehicle at his residence but could not find the car the following day.

He reported the theft to the Police and they began an

investigation to arrest the perpetrator, she said.

The prosecution said the Police disseminated information to

their colleagues in other districts and regions.

Inspector Ahiable said on May 23, the Police at Ahamasu Police barrier,

in Kadjebi district of the Oti Region, intercepted

the vehicle and arrested Bashiru.

She said in his investigation statement that Bashiru admitted to

stealing the vehicle and was accordingly charged.

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