E/Region: Robber, another jailed for escaping lawful custody

March 14, 2018 2:24 PM

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E/Region: Robber, another jailed for escaping lawful custody

The Akuapem Mampong Circuit Court in the Eastern Region, has sentenced a robbery suspect who escaped lawful custody for ten and three years to run concurrently.

The other convict, also a robbery suspect, was jailed three years for escaping lawful custody, but pleaded guilty for robbery.

Richard Amoah, Herman Aseidu and Daniel Ansah, who were all arrested on 6th March for unlawful possession of narcotics and robbery, jumped out of a police vehicle when they were being conveyed to the court.

One of the suspects, Richard Amoah, pleaded guilty to the charge of robbery and escaping from lawful custody, and was sentenced to ten years and three years respectively on both counts.

Herman Asiedu pleaded guilty to escaping lawful custody, but not guilty to robbery, and was sentenced to three years on first count and remanded on the second count of robbery.

The third suspect, Daniel Ansah’s plea, was however not taken, and was remanded to reappear later.

Source: citifmonline.com

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