Two lovers in court for attempting to snatch car

 Two lovers, Beatrice Naa Korley, a 22-year-old unemployed, and John Kyei Baffour, 19, a mechanic apprentice, have appeared before the Ashaiman District Circuit Court for attempting to snatch an Uber car.

Chief Inspector Nunoo Mensah of the Ashaiman Divisional Police Command, told the court that the two accused are residents of Riss Junction, Madina, in Accra, and on the  October 10, hired the services of the complainant, Mr. Micheal Normenyo, driver using a Kia picanto car.

According to prosecution, the accused hired the services of the Uber driver from Dodowa Traditional Council to their destination.

Chief Insp Mensah said that Beatrice Naa Korley sat on the front passenger’s seat 
with a knife concealed on her, whilst her lover sat directly behind the driver.

He stated that Baffour ordered the driver to stop, after which he tried to strangle the driver with a nylon rope whilst the first accused stabbed the driver repeatedly. 

According to the prosecutor,  Baffour asked Beatrice to hand over the knife  to him (Baffour) since she was not stabbing the complaint hard enough.

Chief Insp Mensah stated that the complainant intercepted the knief and the the two lovers fled and joined some residents with the pretence that they were rather been attacked.

The court heard that the complainant pursued  the accused and with the help of some residents they were apprehended them and handed over to the police.

Chief Insp Mensah said that the complainant was rushed  to the Dodowa District Hospital where he was responding to treatment.

The Ashaiman District circuit court presided by Mr. Gabriel Mate – Teye remanded accused into police custody. – GNA

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