Court remands man for robbing UEW student

The Winneba District Magistrate Court has remanded an unemployed into prison custody for robbing a student of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) of his belongings at knifepoint.


Richard Koranteng’s plea was not taken by the court presided by Mr. Oheneba-Kuffour, and he is to appear again before the court on November 6.


Chief Superintendent Godfrey Tetteh Adjirakor said on October 21 at 5a.m, Mr. Aybesi, a student of UEW, with the help of others arrested Koranteng and handed him over to the police.


He said the suspect and his accomplice Enoch Bonney, attacked the victim at Ateitu, a suburb of the Effutu municipality, with a knife and robbed him of his mobile phone and personal belongings.


Chief Sup Adjirakor said the suspect and his accomplish attempted to flee, but some people assisted the student to arrest Koranteng, but Bonney escaped.


He said Bonney was later arrested at his hideout.


Chief Sup Adjirakor appealed to the public to volunteer information to the police to enable them ensure law and order. – GNA

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