Sales Representative Jailed 12 Months For Stealing GH₵50k
An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a sales representative to 12 months imprisonment in hard labour for stealing GH₵ 50,900.00 belonging to his employer.
The prosecutor, Police Inspector Wisdom Alorwu told the Court that the complainant, Madam Lydia Fletcher, was the Managing Director of Densu Industries Limited and the convict, Louis Asamoah is the sale executive at Densu Industries Limited.
On April 18, 2023, he sold 48 quantities of mansion polish valued at GH₵12,480.00 and sold the same quantity of mansion polish valued at GH₵12,480.00.
On June 23, 2023, the convict sold 40 quantities of mansion polish valued at GH₵10,400.00 and on July 07, 2023, he sold 60 quantities of mansion polish valued at GH₵15,600.00 to customers all at a total value of GH₵ 50,960.00 but failed to render an account to the management of the company.
Inspector Alorwu added that the complainant reported the matter to police which led to the arrest of Asamoah.
After investigation, he was charged with the offence and put before Court.
He said during the investigation, Asamoah admitted the offence and further stated that he gave the said amount to his friend by name Bright Essiamah to travel to Canada.
The Court presided over by Mrs Afia Owusua Appiah asked the convict to refund the money and was also convicted on his own plea and sentenced to three months each on four counts of stealing.
Sentences will run consecutively.