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Crime & Punishment Tue, 14 Feb 2012

Court jails farmer for unlawfully causing harm

Tarkwa, February 14, GNA - A Tarkwa circuit court has sentenced Kwasi Achey, a farmer, to four years imprisonment in hard labour for unlawfully causing harm to one Esi Asumah.

He pleaded guilty.

Prosecuting, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Albert Aditta told the court presided over by Mr. Samuel Obeng Diawuo that the complainant resides at Asankran-Breman in the same vicinity with the accused.

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He said on January 6, around 9:30 pm, the complainant was asleep in her room when the accused person's sister came and informed her that the accused and his wife were fighting.

DSP Adiita said the complainant knowing the behavior of the accused to be violent, insisted that she will not go to separate them but the sister of the accused convinced her and she later went.

The Prosecutor said on reaching the house of the accused, she realised the fight had already been resolved but the accused wife had s'

Source: GNA
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