Crimes in Ghana Kaneshie forex bureau robbers remanded

The robbers numbering four robbed a forex bureau at Kaneshie in broad daylight

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Two suspected robbers who robbed a forex bureau at Kaneshie to the tune of GH¢150,000 at gun point have been remanded into custody by an Accra Circuit Court.

Yakubu Alhassan and Haruna Abdulai aka Borbor pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to commit crime and robbery.

Two more people including a woman is said to be at large.

According to the prosecutor, Alhassan is a welder residing at Agbogbloshie while Abdulai is unemployed and living at Ashiaman.

On the 23 of March Alhassan and Abdulai  together with two other suspects at large went to a forex bureau at Mpamprom  under the pretext of conducting business.

They pulled locally manufactured pistols and robbed the forex bureau at gun point.

The prosecution said one of the forex B\bureau staff raised an alarm and with the support from a Police Patrol Team from Kaneshie, Alhassan and Abdulai were apprehended while two of their accomplices escaped. The two while on the run fired indiscriminately into a mob chasing them injuring 14 people.

 Alhassan has admitted the offence in his caution statement and mentioned Abdulai and one Issah, who lives at James Town and another person whose name he did not know as accomplices.

ThepProsecution said GH¢58,000 have been retrieved from Alhassan and Abdulai as well as two locally manufactured pistols.

The Court presided over by Aboagye Tandoh turned down a bail application put in by one C.K Hoeyi on behalf of Alhassan.

They are to reappear on April 13.

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