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Court Finds Six Guilty In JFK Theft Case
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Court Finds Six Guilty In JFK Theft Case
By Ballah M. Kollie

MONROVIA, September 27 (LINA) – Criminal Court “C” Judge Emery S. Paye has handed down a guilty verdict against six defendants involved in theft at the John F. Kennedy Hospital in Sinkor.

Judge Paye’s  final judgment was handed down on Monday, September 26.

Those found guilty were Rebeah Arnus, Patrick Konuwah, Fahn F. Borbor, Thomas O. Mezzeh, Benjamin W. Dargbeh, and Thomas G. Telewoyan on separate charges.

Co-defendant Arnus was adjudged guilty for the commission of criminal facilitation and sentenced to perform community service for the period of one-year under the supervision of the Sheriff of the Court, while Patrick Konuwah was adjudged guilty of committing economic sabotage, theft of property, criminal conspiracy and criminal facilitation.

He was sentenced to three years imprisonment and ordered to restitute the aggregated amount of US$13,323.91 and L$15,807,916.04.

His sentence is suspended for one-year during which he will work and restitute the amount to JFK or be imprisoned upon failure to do so.

Like Konuwah, co-defendant Borbor was found guilty of theft of property, criminal conspiracy and criminal facilitation and sentenced to three years imprisonment and ordered to restitute the amount of US$55,049.28 and L$1,045,000 within one year as of the date of the final judgment.

His sentence is also suspended for one year to allow him work and repay the stolen money or be imprisoned upon failure.

As for co-defendant Mezzeh, he is found guilty of theft of property and sentenced to six months in prison and ordered to restitute the amount of US$8,525 within six months.

His sentence was also suspended to allow him work and pay back the money.

Co-defendant Dargbeh was adjudged guilty of the commission of theft of property and sentenced to one year imprisonment and ordered to restitute US$19,218.50 within eight months as of September 26, the date of the final judgment.

As in the case of the other defendants, his sentence was suspended for eight months and that he would be imprisoned upon failure to repay the money.

As for Co-defendant Telewoyan, he was found guilty of the commission of theft of property and sentenced to four months imprisonment and ordered to restitute the amount of US$3,054 within four months.

His sentence was also suspended for four months to allow him work and pay back the stolen money
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