By Morkporkpor Anku, GNA
30, GNA – An Accra Circuit Court on Tuesday remanded one Stanley Awudu alias
Tanko into police custody for conspiracy and robbery.
pleaded not guilty would reappear on May 17.
Samuel Ahiabor, prosecuting, told the court presided over by Aboagye Tandoh
that the complainant in the case is an Excavator Operator, residing at
Obuasi-Mangoase in the Ashanti Region.
He said the
accused person is a motor rider residing at Agbogbloshie, Accra.
He said on
April 19, the complainant came from Obuasi to visit his wife at Chorkor and on
reaching the UTC Metro Mass Terminal, he asked the accused person to send him
said on their way, the accused asked the complainant that he hoped he would not
send him to an area where they would snatch his motor bike, but the complainant
answered in the negative.
He said upon
reaching a section of the road, accused person made a call and spoke an
unfamiliar language and on reaching the Ghana National Fire Service Training
School around James Town, two other men on motor bikes had parked at the
junction; precisely around the Bukom Boxing arena.
Ahiabor said the accused also parked beside the two men and complainant sensing
danger wanted to run away, but one his legs was held by one of the two men on
the other bikes.
said “Accused Person also held the complainant’s shirt on the neck and attacked
him; in the process his bag containing cash sum of GHS 1,950.00, one Khaki
trousers, a mobile phone valued at GH¢600.00 was taken away from him”.
He said after
the act, they bolted but the complainant met a Police patrol team from the
Accra Regional Command and reported the case to them.
He said on
their way to the Police Regional Headquarters, the complainant saw the accused
person with a pillion rider, he was able to identify the accused together with
his Motorbike and the dress he was wearing.
said the Police then chased and arrested him.