A kitchen staff at the Koforidua Asokore SDA Senior High School in the Eastern region is in the grips of the Effiduase Police for stealing food items meant for students.
The suspect identified as Kwasi Agyemang, was arrested when he attempted to smuggle quantities of food items including bags of Maize, Five large boxes of Tasty Tom tomato paste, one large gallon of frytol cooking oil and two boxes of Bella Sardine.
Information gathered by Starr News indicates that the incident occurred Saturday when the school was busy with its Church Service but unfortunately he was noticed and an alarm was raised for his arrest.
According to sources, the suspect committed the act with an accomplice who is now at large. The suspect reportedly threw the foodstuffs over the wall for his accomplice to carry them away.
A search in the bush by students helped to retrieve some of the items but his accomplice managed to abscond.
The headmistress of the School, Hilda Yeboah, confirmed the incident to Starr News adding that the School has officially lodged a complaint at the Effiduase Police station and is committed to cooperating with the Police to ensure that the suspect is prosecuted.
The Effiduase District Police Commander, DSP Daniel Yaro who confirmed the incident to Starr News added that the suspect is being processed for court.