Just in: Student of Agona Senior High School Jailed For Stealing Ghana Card Registration Laptop
A 20-year old student of Agona Senior High School(ASTEC) at Agona in the Ashanti Region has been sentenced to four-year imprisonment by the Nsuta Circuit Court in Sekyere Central Region for stealing a laptop used in the ongoing Ghana Card Registration in the region.
The complaint was lodged by an Official of the National Identification Authority in charge of the Agona Community Centre on December 16, 2019, at the District’s Police Command when he got to realize one of the HP laptops being used for the ongoing Ghana Card Registration was nowhere to be found and could not be traced.
Police officers went to one of the rooms at the Agona Community Center where they kept the computers and other devices for registration process.
The room was serving as the storage places of properties belonging to the Agona Branch of the Christ Embassy Church of which the convict is a member.
As per the police, their investigations resulted in the arrest of Prince Kwadwo Boakye, who had one of the keys to the storage room.
He denied any knowledge of the missing laptop when he was interrogated by the officers.
The police then went to his room and found the stolen laptop after a thorough search. Police later discovered that the Laptop had been formatted by the convict.
He was arrested and brought to the Nsuta Circuit Court on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, where he pleaded guilty to the stealing charges levelled on him.
The court presided over by Her Honor, Mrs Winnie Amoatey Owusu sentenced him to four years imprisonment with hard labour.
The Agona District Police Commander, Superintendent of Police, Kofi Ghampson told Citi News that the convict will begin his prison sentence on Thursday 19th December. 2019.