Student and driver’s mate remanded for robbery and narcotic possession

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A 23-year old driver’s mate, Abdul Semed Awal, and a 24-year old student, Adamu Inusah, have been arraigned before an Accra Circuit Court for conspiracy to commit crime, robbery and possession of narcotic drug.


The facts of the case, as presented by the prosecution, are that the Complainant is a motor rider. The Accused persons reside at Nima.

On 21st August, 2018, at about 4:30 am, the Complainant
was going to work on his motorbike, with registration number M-11-GR 2768.

On reaching Kokomlemle big gutter, he stopped to ease himself when suddenly Abdul Semed Awal, the first Accused, and one Yaw alias ‘one bar’ (who is at large), on board a motorbike with registration number M-17-GR 3640, appeared and parked in front of the Complainant.

The said Yaw, took a big block of cement and threw it at the Complainant, but he swerved it.

The said Yaw, again pulled out a jack knife and threatened to stab the Complainant, but the Complainant run away and shouted for help.

The Accused persons took the Complaiant’s motorbike away.

The Complainant went to report the case to the Police, and while he was there, the motorbike Police patrol team, on suspicion, arrested the first and second Accused, Adamu Inusah, on board a Royal motorbike.

The duo were searched and six mobile phones were retrieved from the first Accused, while three mobile phones, a jack knife and ten wraps of dried leaves suspected to be cannabis, were retrieved from the second Accused.

The first and second Accused persons were sent to the Police Station, together with the motorbike, and the Complainant on seeing the first Accused at the counter, identified him as one of the two men who attacked and robbed him of his motorbike.

The first Accused, Abdul Semed Awal, in his caution statement, said that he and the said Yaw robbed the Complainant of his motorbike bike, and directed the Police to King Tackie Tawiah overpass, where the motorbike was retrieved, but he could not lead police to arrest his accomplice.

The second Accused person in his caution statement, said that he bought the cannabis to use, but he could not tell where he bought it from.

The Accused persons have been remanded while investigations continue.

Source: GhanaJustice/F.Kyeremateng


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