Two remanded for robbery

They both pleaded not guilty to the charges but were remanded by the Court to reappear on February 18 for trial.

Yaw Antwi Boasiako and Kweku Akorsah, were said to have conspired and robbed one Godwin Brocke of his Toyota Camry Saloon private car worth US$ 48,000.00.

Prosecuting, Police Inspector Kwabena Adu, told the Court that the complainant is an Engineer and lives at Community 3, Tema, while Yaw is a Goldsmith and Kweku, Driver.

He said the accused persons together with one Ivan Kofi Danso now at large have been good friends.


On June 18, 2015 Ivan invited the accused persons together with one Faisal also at large to his house at Kwabenya and told them that he had seen a Toyota Camry in town and wanted them to steal it for him and they agreed.

The prosecution said on June 19, the same year, in the evening, the accused persons together with Faisal went to Kofi’s house and he drove them to a drinking spot at Abelenkpe, after which he drove them again to Kwaku’s house.

He Kofi provided a locally manufactured gun to Faisal and drove them to Dzorwulu towards Fiesta Royal Hotel and spotted the complainant’s car being driven by himself with a friend on board.

He said they followed the car to a house on the same street, where the complainant parked for his friend to alight.

They parked directly behind the complainant’s car and Faisal pointed a gun at the complainant and forced him and his friend to come out of the car.


He told the Court that Faisal drove the car with the accused persons to Kofi’s house.

The complainant reported the matter to the police and on October 5, 2015, acting on intelligence, the police retrieved the complainant’s car which had been re-registered from Kofi’s house.

He said investigations led to the arrest of the accused persons and they admitted the offences in their caution statements.

Source: GNA


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