Butcher jailed for robbery

Ashaiman A 20- year old butcher, Nuhu Kabayah has been slapped with a 12 year jailed term for assault and robbery at Ashaiman in the Greater Accra Region.

The complainant, 36 year-old Mrs. Grace Addo, a trader, told the court through the prosecuting officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Dorothy Boadu Peprah that, on the November 5, 2019, at about 0350 hours, whilst on her way to Ashaiman roundabout to board a vehicle to embark on a journey, when the accused pounced on her and ordered her to surrender all her valuables.

According to the complainant, the accused beat her up and succeeded in taking her handbag which contained a Samsung Galaxy phone valued at GHC380.00, Voter ID Card and other personal belongings.

The Prosecution said the victim proceeded to the Tulaku Police station to make an official complaint of which she was given a medical report form for her to seek medical treatment.

ASP Peprah said the police followed up to the crime scene and saw an accomplice of the accused fast asleep.

According to ASP Boadu, the accomplice who gave his name as Lucky Kamasah said he slept after smoking wee and did not know that his friend had left to commit a crime.

He later led the police to arrest the accused from his hideout.

Mr. Gabriel Mate-Teye Presiding Judge after trial convicted the accused and sentenced him accordingly.

Source: Ghana News Agency