4 jailed 62 years for robbery in Kumasi

The Juaben Circuit Court on Monday, March 5, 2018, sentenced four persons who attacked and robbed one Fati Abubakar, shop owner at Tafo in the Ashanti regional capital to a total of 62 years imprisonment.

They are;Osman Adams, who has been sentenced to 17 years while Yussif Issahaku, Sumaila Kadi and Osman Alhassan were also sentenced to 15 years each in hard labour.

They were charged with conspiracy to rob and robbery.

A statement from the police indicated that the four were said to have conspired and robbed Fati of her hand bag containing a cash amount of GHC800.00, an Infinix Mobile device and other personal effects.

The robbers after taking their booty sealed the victim’s mouth with a sellotape in order not to enable her to raise an alarm that could lead to their arrest and fled the area.

After sharing the booty, suspects Osman Alhassan and Kadi Somalia headed to Asafo and boarded a bus en route to Accra but were apprehended on their way following police intelligence.

The stolen items were subsequently retrieved from them and they led the police to arrest the other two.

 

Source:Ghana/myxyzonline.com/93.1MHz/ Jonathan Ofori