September 22, 2021
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Bolt Driver Jailed For Stealing From Passenger

A 27-year–old Bolt driver, who stole from a passenger at Ashaiman in Greater Accra Region, has been jailed for six-months.

The Ashaiman District Court handed the six-months jail sentence to Atsu Kwame Augustia for stealing from one Elizabeth Nyamavor.

The court, presided over by Mrs Eleanor Kakra Barnes Botchway, sentenced him to prison after he pleaded guilty to the charges, contrary to section 124(1) of the criminal offences Acts 1960, (ACT 29).

The facts of the case indicated that on July 8, 2021 at Community 22 at Ashaiman, the convict dishonestly appropriated a Samsung galaxy J4 plus phone valued at GH¢800, a bag containing school uniforms valued at GH¢89, shoes valued at GH¢25, a voters’ ID card, an ABSA visa card and cash in the sum of GH¢402 which belonged to the complainant [Nyamavor].

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Prosecuting, Chief Inspector Samuel Aperweh told the court that Miss Nyamavor, aged 32 years, is a nurse living at Lebanon Zone 4, Ashaiman, whilst the convict Atsu Kwame Augustia aged 27, is a driver living at Dansoman, Accra.

Prosecution said on July 8, 2021 at about 2:30pm, the complainant requested for the services of Bolt transport to be taken from Lebanon Zone 4 to Sanko 4 Junction on the Michel Camp road.

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