Woman Stabs Trader


Knife



A trader Juliet Amofa, who allegedly used knife and stones to inflict deep wounds on the ears of another trader in spite of her pleas for mercy after a misunderstanding, has been arraigned before court.

The accused person, who is popularly called Obour, was said to have attacked the complainant Mary Tenkorang at a borehole with knife and stones.

She repeatedly struck her with the objects until her screams attracted the attention of a passer-by who rescued her.

Juliet was put before a court, presided over by Mrs. Afia Agbaney Kudamor and charged with causing unlawful harm. She pleaded not guilty.

She has been granted bail in the sum of GH¢10,000 with three sureties while the case has been adjourned to January 20 2016.

The facts of the case as presented by the prosecutor ASP A.A. Yirenkyi are that the complainant is Mary Tenkoranga, trader while the accused person is also a trader and they both live at Amamoley, a suburb of Accra.

He said on August 15 2014 at about 6.30 pm, the husband of the complainant George Tagoe went to the house of the accused person to complain about the use of some cement blocks.


The police officer said the accused, who later saw the victim at a nearby borehole, threatened to teach her a bitter lesson over the matter and went for the knife and stones.

He noted that the accused, who met the complainant at place alone, threatened her but Mary pleaded for mercy but she processed to harm her.

Furthermore he stated that passer-by who heard the complainant screaming for help went to her rescue and she was taken to Saint Moses Clinic at Pokuase while the accused was arrested.

He said Juliet was arraigned before court after police investigations.

By Fidelia Achama

 

 



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