2 workers steal chicken wings, cooking oil in Ghana, sentenced to 5 years imprisonment

5th May 2023

Two employees of Pizzaman have been sentenced to 5yrs imprisonment for stealing 20 boxes of chicken wings and gallons of cooking oil at Pizzamans warehouse located at Nyankyerenease.

Prosecuting officer ASP Jonas Newlove Adjei speaking to the court presided over by H/H Fred Obekyere Esq that
on Monday May 1, 2023 Complainant who is the executive chef of Pizzaman received a call from his warehouse manager that two (2) Oki cooking oil and eight (8) boxes of chicken wings have been stolen from the warehouse.

The chef upon hearing the news quickly went to take their daily stock and discovered that indeed the items has been stolen.

In an emergency meeting the same day workers were asked to provide the stolen items, upon interrogation Rashid Abdullah said he saw Seidu Karim hiding two gallons of Oki cooking oil behind the fence wall. Seidu Karim in his defense stated that he saw Rashid Abdullah hiding two boxes of chicken wings at the back of the fence wall as well.

The stolen items were retrieved from them and they were later handed over to the Asuoyeboah police command where investigations were conducted.

In the course of investigations Seidu Karim confessed that in a period of two months he has stolen twenty (20) gallons of Oki cooking oil from the company.

Accused persons were charged with the offense and were sentenced to 5yrs imprisonment in hard labor each by the Kwadaso Circuit Court.

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