The Kasoa Ofaakor Circuit Court presided over by His Worship Ebenezer Osei Darko has sentenced two Nigerian nationals to a total of 40 years in prison for robbing a Mobile money vendor in broad daylight light at Kasoa New Market Junction in the Central Region.
On Tuesday, May 17, it was reported that two armed robbers have been arrested by the Kasoa Divisional Police Command after a Mobile Money vendor was robbed an amount of GH¢11,800.
The two robbers, Bright Okwara and Ferdinand Obi, committed that crime after the victim had withdrawn the money from a bank at Kasoa.
Detective Sargent Addai Boamah told the Court that these two Nigerian nationals were on motorbike, monitoring the activities of the victim after he withdrew the money from the bank.
Detective Boamah added that the suspects followed the victim from Kasoa New Market to Market Junction, where they robbed him.
He said though the suspects succeeded in robbing the victim, he chased them with his motorbike and crashed them, leading to their arrest.
His Worship Ebenezer Osei Darko sentenced Bright Okwara 20 years and Ferdinand Obi also 20 years with hard labour.
The judge also commended Detective Sergeant Addai Boamah despite challenges from the suspects’ lawyers.
After the court proceeded, the victim, Hassan Nuru Yaro, expressed joy for getting justice.
He also commended Detective Sergeant Addai Boamah and the judge, Ebenezer Osei Darko, for working hard to keep the suspects till the judgement day.