Nkawie (Ash), Sept.
12, GNA – The Nkawie Circuit Court has sentenced a 34-year-old driver to six
months imprisonment for breaking road traffic regulations at Tepa, in the Ahafo
Ano North Municipality.
Yaw Mensah, pleaded
guilty to driving without license, roadworthy certificate and an insurance and
was convicted on his own plea.
Jonas Newlove Agyei told the court presided over by Mr Michael Johnson Abbey
that, on August 08 this year, police officers from the Tepa Divisional Motor
Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD), were on their usual road checks.
He said the convict
who was in-charge of a KIA Pride taxi cab with registration number BA 1023-13,
refused to stop when he was signaled by the officers to do so.
The prosecutor said
the officers reported his conduct to the executive committee of the transport
union of which the convict was a member.
executives later handed him over to the police and he was arrested.
said the police demanded his driving license, roadworthy certificates and
insurance but he could not produce any of them.
He was therefore
charged and brought before the court.