Tuesday 6th September, 2016
Accra, Sept. 6, GNA
– Braimah Kamoko, aka Bukom Banku, a boxer and a musician who is being held on
the charges assault and causing unlawful damage has appeared in court.
Bukom Banku is
alleged to have demanded a kiss from a hairdresser in her shop but she declined.
In the company of
his lawyer, Mr Jerry Avernogbor, the boxer turned up in court very early in the
The case was,
however, not heard because no judge has been assigned to the case as the
substantive had been promoted to the Circuit court.
lawyer therefore prayed for a date and the matter was adjourned to September
The boxer was
hauled to court, following the complainant Madam Martha Nelson’s resistance,
boxer demanded for a kiss and she declined.
This led to her
being slapped twice and punched her in the rib by the accused person.
allegedly took the complainant’s Nokia mobile phone valued at GH₵ 40.00 and
smashed it saying the phone was inferior and that he would buy her a Galaxy
The complainant in
tears reported the matter to the Police at James Town and Bukom Banku was
The boxer had
earlier on been reported in two separate incidents to have assaulted one
Michael Abbey and other persons at a procession in Accra last year.