Hard Luck Butcher Arrested For Stealing A Soldier's Bike

The butcher, Mohammed Ahmed, was arrested on January 18, 2015 after he abandon the motorbike and started to run away when saw he the police approaching him. The police became suspicious and went after him.

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A 25-year-old butcher has been arrested for stealing an unregistered motorbike belonging to a peacekeeping soldier at Teshie in Accra.

The butcher, Mohammed Ahmed, was arrested on January 18, 2015 after he abandon the motorbike and started to run away when saw he the police approaching him. The police became suspicious and went after him.

After some interrogation it was discover that Ahmed stole the Royal - branded motorbike which was parked and secured with a chain and padlock in front of the house of the soldier, who is currently on peacekeeping mission in DR Congo.

Further investigation reveals that the suspect used a pliers and a screw driver to cut the chains and padlock which were used to secure the motorbike. He then pushed the motorbike to a distance and attempted to start it but realised that it had no fuel in it. He then tried to push it from Tsuibleoo to a fuel filling station near the Bush Road Junction to buy fuel.

A few metres to the filling station, Ahmed saw a police ahead of him sensing danger he abandon the bike and took off. The police, however, gave the suspect a hot chase and apprehended him.  

Confirming the news, the Teshie District Police Commander, Superintendent of Police, Simons Agbodeka, added that, the suspect intended to use the motorbike for the commercial business popularly known as ‘okada.’

Later, the wife of the soldier (name withheld) reported to the police that she went to bed the night before but woke up to find that her husband’s motorbike valued at GH¢1,850, which had been parked in their house, had been stolen.

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