2 remanded for robbery

An Accra Circuit Court yesterday remanded two persons, Jonathan Assibey, a driver, and Eric Okra, an auto mechanic, for robbing and possessing stolen items.

Jonathan was said to have robbed Enayemo Prince of his Toyota Camry saloon car worth GH¢65,000.00, a gold necklace worth GH¢4,800.00, an iPhone valued at GH¢3,700.00, a Nokia mobile phone worth GH¢70.00 and  GH¢300.00.

Eric was also said to have in his possession the said Toyota Camry saloon car belonging to Enayemo Prince.

The two pleaded not guilty to the charges, but were remanded by the court until September 19 for trial.

The facts of the case as presented by Police Chief Inspector Kwabena Adu, are that the complainant, at about of 3:00pm on August 27, a Nigerian trader, resident at Kwabenya, and his brother, visited his girlfriend at Dome Pillar 2.

On reaching the entrance of the house, Jonathan and one other now at large, armed with pistols, attacked the complainant and his brother, snatched his car and robbed them of the items.

While police investigations were ongoing, on August 30, the complainant managed to track the car with a tracking device at Somanya and with the assistance of the police, the two accused persons were arrested and the car retrieved in the house of Eric.   GNA

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