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Court remands two traders for robbery

 

The two accused
persons pleaded not guilty and would reappear in court on July 17.

Chief Superintendent
of Police Duuti Tuaruka told the court that the complainants in the case are
Boakye Boampong, a Research Fellow and Kwasi Boampong Boakye, an electrical
engineer.

He said on June 16,
at about 2100 hours, complainants returned home from work and when they got to
their entrance, Kwasi Boampong Boakye alighted from their Hyundai Creta 4×4 to
open the gate for Boakye Boampong to drive inside when they were attacked.

He said the accused
persons, who attacked the complainants who were in masks were also armed with
guns.

“The accused persons
collected Complainants’ iPhone 5 and 6, an Acer laptop, an HP i3 laptop, a
wallet containing GH¢ 200.00, 75 pounds, a U.K Barclays bank card, a U.K
driver’s license, an Olympus 712 recorder, a Diesel wrist watch and a Hyundai
Creta 4×4 with registration number GW 5630-17,” he added.

He said the accused
persons used their guns to hit the complainants on their heads and in the
process injured them.

The Prosecution said
the complainants reported the case to the police and they were issued with
police medical forms to attend hospital for treatment but on June 18 accused
persons were arrested at their hideout at McCarthy Hill, a search conducted in their
rooms revealed wrist watch and laptop bag of the complainants.

The Accused were
sent to the Sakumono Police Station and during interrogation, Isaac told police
that, on June 16 at about 2300 hours, his friends, Kwaku and Dela brought a 4×4
vehicle with a 2017 registration to his house to pick him out but he declined
and on June 17, he came out of his house and saw the laptop bag with the wrist
watch in it.

 

An Accra Circuit Court has remanded Isaac Agyemang and Desmond Opoku both
traders into police custody for alleged conspiracy to commit crime and robbery
.

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