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JUST IN: Carpenter arrested for stealing coffin in Accra

A carpenter at Ayigbe Town in Abossey Okai, Accra, George Amoah is in the grips of the Korle Bu police for allegedly stealing a coffin worth GHS2000.

The suspect was arrested after a complaint and a tip-off on the incident.

According to the Accra Region Police PRO, DSP Effia Tenge, the personnel traced the stolen coffin to Korlewoko, a suburb of Accra where the suspect had allegedly sold it to a bereaved family for a burial ceremony.

“Police proceeded to the funeral and found the coffin beside the deceased who was lying in state, ready to be put into the coffin for burial.”

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Effia Tenge noted that the deceased family returned the coffin to the complainant.

She added that the suspect, George Amoah, is currently in custody.

   

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