Mechanic remanded over fresh trouble

Accra – An Auto mechanic who was picked up over a charge of threat of harm had his plight worsened when 150 wrappers of dried leaves suspected to be cannabis sativa were found in his room.

Paul Kpormegbe allegedly told the Police that he bought it from an unknown person at Ayikai Doblo to sell it in his area.

Kpormegbe aka Lion, charged with possessing narcotic drugs has pleaded not guilty.

The court presided over by Mr Aboagye Tandoh remanded Kpormegbe into custody to reappear on April 12.

The court ordered the Police to expedite investigations and secure the laboratory results on the said dried leaves.

Prosecuting, Chief Inspector Victor Dosoo, the complainant was Chief Inspector Joseph Yaw Kumah a Policeman stationed at Amasaman.

Chief Inspector Dosoo said Kpormegbe resides at Kwaku Pamfo, near Ashalaja- Amasaman. On March 25, this year, Chief Inspector Kumah led a team of Policemen to the house of Kpormegbe to arrest him in a case of threat of harm.

Prosecution said after his arrest, Chief Inspector Kumah and his team found a green bag in his room and when it was searched 150 wrappers of dried leaves were found.

A report was made at Amasaman Police Station and in Kpormegbe’s statement he stated that he bought the leaves from an unknown person at Ayikai-Doblo to be sold in his area.

Source: Ghana News Agency