Labourer in court for robbery

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Mohammed Danjima, a labourer who lives at Abossey Okai in Accra, has been arraigned before an Accra Circuit Court for robbery.

The facts of the case as read by Chief Inspector Kwabena Adu are that, the Complainant, Stephen Nketiah is a trader and sells footwear at Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra.

Chief Inspector Adu narrated that on 9th May 2018, at about 3:30 a.m., the Complainant came to Accra Central business district to buy footwear to stock his shop.

According to the Prosecutor, on his way to Kantamanto, Mohammed Danjima, the First and Second accused persons, one Sabo (who is at large), trailed the Complainant to the Metro Mass Terminal at UTC.

Chief Inspector Adu added that the First Accused person put a dagger on the Complainant and threatened to stab him if he did not surrender his mobile phone and money. According to the Prosecutor, the Complainant obliged and they robbed him of his Techno WS3 mobile phone valued at GH₵350.

According to the Prosecutor, the two Accused persons started running, the Complainant raised an alarm and the First Accused person was arrested by witnesses together with the dagger and sent to the Accra Central Police Station.

The Prosecutor said that the Second Accused person managed to escape.

“The first accused person denied the offences in his caution statement. However efforts are being made to get the second accused person arrested”, he concluded.

Source: GhanaJustice/S.Ayisi