Crime

Businessman granted GH₵50,000 bail for causing harm

A 45-year-old businessman has been granted a GH₵ 50,000.00 bail with a surety, by the Nkawie Circuit Court, for causing harm at Nketia, in the Atwima-Nwabiagya South municipality.

Nana Okoforobuor Boateng is said to have inflicted cutlass wounds on two of his siblings over land.

He pleaded not guilty and would reappear before court to be presided by Mr Johnson Abbey, on August 5.

Prosecuting, Detective Inspector Anthony Acheampong told the court that the complainants are the siblings.

He said while the complainants together with construction workers were working on the land, which belonged to their father, the suspect arrived at the site and ordered them to stop work.

Insp Acheampong said the complainants ignored the order and asked the workers to continue with work.

He said Boateng became angry, and with a cutlass slashed the left toes and back of the complainants.

 The court heard that some people managed to rescue the complainants, and a report was made to the Asuofua Police resulting in the arrest of the suspect.

 The prosecution said after investigation, the police charged the suspect with the offence and took to court. – GNA

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