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Court sentences driver to GH¢1,500.00


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By Charles Tawiah, GNA

Kumawu (Ash), July 26,
GNA – A Kumawu Circuit Court, presided over by Mr. Abdul Yusif Osei Asibey, has
sentenced a driver to a fine GH¢1,500.00 for careless driving.

The court handed down
the punishment to Gibril Diawuo after he pleaded guilty to the offence.

He had without due
care, knocked down a pedestrian, Kofi Oduro, with his car at Kumawu.

Police Chief Inspec

By Charles Tawiah, GNA

Kumawu (Ash), July 26,
GNA – A Kumawu Circuit Court, presided over by Mr. Abdul Yusif Osei Asibey, has
sentenced a driver to a fine GH¢1,500.00 for careless driving.

The court handed down
the punishment to Gibril Diawuo after he pleaded guilty to the offence.

He had without due
care, knocked down a pedestrian, Kofi Oduro, with his car at Kumawu.

Police Chief Inspector
Paul Kludze said the incident happened on February 26, last year, at about 1400
hours.

He added that, the
victim later died of his injuries at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH)
where he was on admission – receiving treatment.

The court advised the
family of the deceased to file a civil suit for compensation or insurance
claim.

GNA


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