By Morkporkpor Anku, GNAAccra, April 13, GNA – An Accra Circuit Court has remanded one Kweku Eric, unemployed into police custody on the charges of conspiracy and robbery.
Kweku was said to have conspired with three others now at large and robbed one Melvin Nyarko a student, of his Infinix Port 3 phone, necklace, a waist bag containing Voter’s ID card, other documents and an amount of Ghc195.00.
He pleaded not guilty to the charges but was remanded by the court to reappear on April 29.
The facts of the case, as presented by Police Chief Inspector Kwabena Adu was that, the complainant, Melvin, is a student and resides at Kingsbey, New Achimota, whilst the accused person is a petty trader living at Dome.
He said on April 6, at about 0500 hours, the complainant was on his way home, and on reaching a spot at St Johns, Kweku and three others now at large attacked and robbed him of the above listed items.
The prosecution said the complainant managed to get hold of the accused person but his accomplices bolted with the booty. With the help of a witness, the complainant handed over the accused person to the police.