The Accra Circuit Court arrested two friends of the drivers who allegedly stole a mobile phone worth GH3,000 from a University of Ghana (Legon) student. Emmanuel Baidoo aka Babana, 20 and Joseph Sam, 19 have been charged with conspiracy to rob.
They pleaded not guilty in court to Samuel Bright Acquah. The defendants are due to appear in court again on November 22, 2022.
Inspector Daniel Danku asked the court to detain the accused men for further investigation, while the police arrested a fugitive accomplice.
The complainant, Georgina Lala Lala Ehemb, is a Senegalese citizen and a student at the University of Ghana, Legon, according to Inspector Danku.
According to the prosecution, the defendants live in Kaneshie and Bubuashie, respectively. On November 2, 2022, Complainant intends to deliver curly hair to her aunt at Garden P2 in Osu, Accra.
When the complainant arrived at LMI Holding's North Ridge headquarters in Accra around 6:30 p.m, the two defendants and one other person were now free to escape and assault her.
The prosecutor said that during the attack, one of the robbers smashed a bottle and stabbed the complainant behind her left ear and pulled her over her chest, leaving her with injuries on both sides of her body before successfully robbing a the Xioami MI 10T pro mobile phone has a value GHC3,000.00 and is running.
According to the prosecution, the complainant, who was bleeding profusely from the wound inflicted by the robber, issued a warning.
Two police officers, Corporal Bruce James Augustus Morton and Army General John Sasu Adjei, who were assigned to observe the Sankara Circle, a short distance from the crime scene, heard the complainant's cries. and dashed to the area on a police motorcycle.
According to the prosecutor, the two defendants fled when they saw the police. However, the Canadian Embassy police chased and arrested Baidoo.
According to the prosecution, Joseph Sam, the second defendant, rushed behind the Canadian Embassy security post, threw the plaintiff's phone and ran on his heels, but witnesses gave chase and arrested him at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation bus station towards Nima.
A patrol from the Cantonments police station arrived a few minutes later and took the accused to the police station, where a report was made.
According to the prosecution, police gave the complainant a medical record to complete in order to receive treatment.
After that, the defendants were led to the crime scene and the police conducted a search around the Canadian Embassy, resulting in the recovery of the Xioami Mi 10T pro mobile phone.
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