A/R: Dustbin thief jailed 24 months by Nkawie Circuit Court

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Nkawie Circuit Court presided by His Lordship Michael Abbey has sentenced 48-year old Mohammad Lufai 24 months imprisonment for stealing Dustin belongs to Kumasi Metropolitan AssemblyAssembly.

The accused person Mohammed Lufai on September 22, 2018 arrested by Suame District Police Command for stealing dustbins meant for the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) “Operation Keep The City Clean And Green”.

Eva Amoateng who is a KMA night sweeper spotted Mohammed Lufai carrying the dustbin on that day around 6:30pm.

The accused person Mohammed Lufai arrested when Eva Amoateng confronted him.

The accused person Mohammed Lufai was charged for stealing.

Mohammed Lufai broke down in tears after pleading guilty with the charge leveled against him but told the court he found the dustbin on a dumping site.

Police Prosecutor Inspector Stephen Amugbel told the court that stealing of KMA dustbins has become rampant making the assembly Operation Keep The City Clean And Green” unsuccessful.

Police Prosecutor told the court to prosecute the accused person to serve a signal to those who attitude is affecting KMA aim to making Kumasi the cleaner city.

His Lordship Michael Abbey however sentenced the accused person 2 years imprisonment with hard labour indicating it would serve as a deterrent to others

The Convener for KMA Environmental Sub-Committee James Nana Prempeh in an interview with Osei Kwadwo said the assembly is happy with the judgement saying it will be a lesson with those sabotaging the exercise.

James Nana Prempeh revealed 10 out of 500 dustbins placed at some vantage points in the metropolis have been stolen.

According to him the assembly is putting measures in place to establish Sanitation court to deal with sanitation offenders.

“We have declared war on those who attitude is affecting our aim of making Kumasi the cleaner city. I want to take this opportunity to express my gratitude to the Nkawie Circuit Court for the judgement. We will continue to prosecute sanitation offenders to ensure that our aim has been achieved” he said.

Source:MyNewsGh.com/Stephen Zoure/2018

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