Two fined for disturbing public peace

The Breman Asikuma District Magistrate’s Court has fined two persons 180.00 Ghana cedis each for fighting in public and also disturbing public peace.

Arthur Hagan, 32, Proprietor of Best Brain Senior High School and Charles Andy Newton, 22 of the Excellence Senior High School in Breman Asikuma, pleaded guilty.

They will be face two months jail term in hard labour each if they fail to pay the fine.

Narrating the facts of the case to the court presided over by Mrs Cynthia Hammond Andy, Police Chief Inspector Gershon Awuyee said Hagan is also a teacher at Breman Methodist Junior High School while Newton was also a former student of the same school.

He said on March 18, 2011 at about 2100 hours, Newton was walking with his friends and reaching a spot near the Methodist School, met Hagan who confronted him on why he (Newton) was going about insulting him.

The Prosecutor said this generated into a quarrel and later turned into a fight.

After that they both reported the case to the police and were each given police medical form to attend hospital, the prosecution said.

Chief Inspector Awuyee said the police arrested them after they had returned from Our Lady of Grace Hospital at Breman Asikuma and arraigned them before court.

The court also bonded them for six months to be of good behaviour  or in default two months imprisonment.

Source: GNA

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