Kwekwe OK Mart employee nicks $4K whiskey

By Melissa Chikumba

An OK Mart employee has landed in trouble after stealing whiskey amounting to $4500 from the wholesalers The Midlands Observer Reports.

The shop assistant Ashraf Isaac (26) stood who has since been slapped with a 9 months jail sentence has pleaded guilty to the theft charges.

Kwekwe Magistrate Samukeliso Gumbo heard that, Isaac mid this month stole whiskey at the wholesalers.

“On the 12th day of October 2020 at about 1700 hours , the accused person was at OK Mart Wholesale and was about to knock off duty , and proceeded to liquor section where he took 1*750ml original best whiskey,1*750ml Scottish blended whiskey and 1*750ml scotch whiskey and he hid them in his satchel ,” the state papers read.

It is alleged that the accused was spotted by Godfrey Guyo (39) who is also an employee ,alerted the security officer leading to his arrest.

The total value of stolen goods is $4504-99 and all was recovered.

He was slapped with a 9 months imprisonment and 3 months suspended on condition of good behavior and the remaining 6 months were suspended on condition that he perform 210 hours of community service.

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