07 October 2016

Bukom Banku’s assault case struck out of court

bukom-banku1The assault case involving controversial Ghanaian boxer, Braimah Kamoko, popularly known as Bukom Banku has been struck out after he reached an out-of-court settlement with his accuser.

The boxer, whose career is struggling, damaged the victim’s Nokia phone valued at GHC40. According to the police charge sheet, Bukom Banku entered the shop of the complainant, Martha Nelson, and demanded a kiss from her.

After her refusal to kiss him, the boxer allegedly slapped and punched the lady. After the physical assault, he snatched her phone and crashed it on the ground.

Bukom Banku subsequently said he would replace her phone with a Samsung Galaxy.

This is not the first time the boxer has been reported or arrested for assault. In March 2016, he was arraigned and granted bail for allegedly assaulting three women after one of them rejected his request for sex.

Bukom Banku, in October 2015, also allegedly used a cutlass to assault one Michael Abbey; a resident of Akoto Lantey in Accra, but he again went scot-free.

In January 2015, he was also arrested for allegedly inflicting physical harm on some persons after a disagreement at the ‘Kpashimo’ procession at Gbese in Accra.

However, the case was on Thursday struck out of court after the boxer managed to settle his differences with his accuser.

Source: Starrfmonline.com

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