Court remands 19 years old for robbery

The Accra Circuit Court ‘2’, presided over by Rosemary Torsu Baah, has remanded a 19-year-old, Ibrahim Harford, into police custody for allegedly engaging in robbery activities.

The court remanded the accused yesterday, following his not guilty plea to the charges of conspiracy to commit a crime and robbery.

The prosecuting officer, Inspector Jonas Lawer, narrated to the court that the teenager, Ibrahim Harford (Okada rider), and his accomplice, Sadik (unemployed), at large, attacked Frank Adjetey, a carpenter and the complainant in the case.

According to him, the accused persons live at Ashaiman Atadeka, while the complainant is a resident of Teshie Corner Bar.

He told the court that on September 16, 2022, at about 8:30pm, the complainant and his brother, Emmanuel Adjetey, closed from work at Dansoman, and while on their way home, decided at a point or upon reaching a spot called Blue Lagoon engaged the services of Bolt.

The prosecutor continued that just as Frank removed his iPhone 8 plus, valued at GH¢1,800 from his pocket to order the ride, Ibrahim and his accomplice, on a Royal 125A motorbike with registration number M-21-GE 8062, climbed the pedestrian walkway, snatched the phone, and sped off towards Sakaman traffic lights.

He added that the complainant’s brother raised an alarm and the policemen on duty at the Sakaman Police barrier assisted them to arrest Ibrahim, but his accomplice managed to escape.

Inspector Lawer added that the accused person was charged with the offences and put before the court.

The court, after remanding the accused, adjourned the case to October 4, 2022.


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