Carpenter remanded for causing harm to farmer

The District Magistrate Court at Enchi has remanded a carpenter into prison custody, for causing harm to a farmer at Asafoakye, in the Aowin Municipality.

Daniel Addo, 20, pleaded not guilty to the charge of causing harm.

Police Detective Inspector Joseph Kwadwo Agyare told the court presided over by Mr Eric BaahBoateng that Ms Alice Nyarko, the complainant, lived in the same vicinity as accused, at Asafoakye.

Prosecution said on June 17, 2020, the complainant’s daughter, Millicent Nyarko, and her cousin, Emma, visited a barber’s salon, to have a haircut.

Insp Agyare said on arrival at the saloon, Bukari referred to Emma as Millicent’s fiancée, adding that Emma did not take kindly to the statement, and informed the complainant as soon as they went home.

Prosecution said the complainant went to the saloon to explain to Bukari that her daughter and Emma were not in love, but accused started insulting the complainant.

InspAgyare said the complainant did not utter a word and left, but accused’s  mother, Aunt Ama, visited MsNyarko in the house to enquire what transpired between her and the son.

Prosecution said while the complainant was explaining the incident to Addo’s mother, Addo hit her head with a stick, and she was rushed to Yiwabre clinic for treatment.

InspAgyare said complainant after recovering made a report to the police, but accused fled the town, but was later arrested. -GNA

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