Two men who denied a finance manager of her sack and caused cutlass wounds on her right hand in Cape Coast have been condemned to an aggregate of 65 years in jail by a Cape Coast circuit court.
The convicts, Daniel Bentum, a 33-year-old driver, who had proactively served a 15-year jail term for a comparable offense, and Stephen Dadzie, also known as Rasta, a 23-year-old secretary, were given 45 years and 20 years, separately.
Three different associates, Equity Nkrumah, also known as Appiah, Joseph Appiah, otherwise known as Shakiki, and Nana Amoah are, notwithstanding, on the run.
The adjudicator, in conveying her decision, said she considered the actual damage to the casualty involving hostile weapons and the common pattern of theft in the locale.
Indicting, Criminal investigator Boss Auditor John Asare Bediako said Bentum inhabited Amosima close to Cape Coast, Dadzie at Saltpond, while the complainant was an occupant of Pedu Africana in Cape Coast.
He said on May 28, 2020, around 2030 hours, the complainant was driving home from work during a storm and on arriving at Pedu Africana Intersection, around 30 meters from her home, she spotted Bentum remaining adjacent to a taxi.
The complainant drove past the taxi and when she pulled up and got out of her vehicle, she was gone after by Bentum and Dadzie with a cutlass, cut her right hand and darted with her pack containing her visa, Public Medical coverage Card and an unknown measure of cash.
She was raced to the Cape Coast Showing Clinic by an observers and later revealed the case to the police when she was released.
Investigator Boss Reviewer Bediako let the court know that police knowledge later uncovered the taxi as a yellow and blue Mazda Demio with enlistment number WR 4719 - 12.
He said on June 18, 2020, Bentum and Dadzie with their associates on the run, went to Saltpond for a comparable activity however were caught and given over to the Local Criminal Examinations Office in Cape Coast.
Bentum let the police know that he was shrunk by his assistants and later drove the police to their homes at Yamoransa and Moree yet they were mysteriously absent.
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