Security guard gets three years for property demolition

Ho- A Ho circuit court has sentenced a 46-year old security man to three years imprisonment with hard labour for demolishing a property worth GH3, 500.00.

The court presided over by Madam Pricilla Dikro charged James Yao Adzormani, with stealing, causing unlawful damage and threat of death.

Prosecuting, Corporal Priscilla Sowah told the court that the complainant, ElormSidza asked the convict to spray a plot of land on which she had a single room building below lintel level and 900 pieces of cement blocks.

The prosecution added that on February 11, 2018, the complainant visited the site and found that her building had been pulled down and the 900 pieces of blocks valued at GH 900.00 taken away from the site.

The prosecution said investigations conducted by the complainant pointed to the convict as the culprit and a report made to the police.

Prosecution said on February 11 and 16, 2018, respectively, the convict went to the house of the complainant with cutlass and threatened to kill her.

The prosecution disclosed that with the assistance of some tenants, the convict was arrested and handed over to the police.

Prosecution said during investigation the convict admitted the offences and was arraigned before court.

The court also ordered the convict to pay an amount of GH4,500.00 to the complainant.

Source: Ghana News Agency