Two remanded for car snatching

By
Caleb Kuleke, GNA

Ho, Sept. 28, GNA – A
Ho circuit court has remanded Harrison Ganyo, a driver, and Gaffaru Ezetu, a
mechanic, into prison custody for allegedly snatching a car belonging to one
Emmanuel Nyanuvor, a taxi driver.

The two pleaded guilty
and are scheduled to come back to court on October 11.

Police Inspector Agnes
Ahiable told the court presided over Madam Pricilla Dikro that in June 2018,
the accused persons planned to rob a driver of his vehicle and contacted one
Jerome Titriku, a blacksmith based at Adaklu Ahunda, for a locally made pistol.

She said on 28 July,
2018, the accused persons armed with the pistol travelled to Accra ostensibly
to rob.

Inspector Ahiable said
while at Atomic Junction, the accused persons engaged the services of the
complainant to take them with his vehicle, a Hyundai i10 to Ho, through the
Sogakope- Adidome road.

She said around 1530
hours at a section of the road near Adaklu Hehekpe, Ganyo shot the complainant
in the right arm, threw him of out of the vehicle and drove it off together
with his two mobile phones worth GH¢ 350.00 and cash amount of GH¢ 200.00.

Inspector Ahiable said
a witness in the case came to the aid of the complainant and took him to the
Volta Regional Hospital for treatment.

She said the accused
persons in their flight, crashed the vehicle at Adaklu Tsrefe while negotiating
a sharp curve, abandoned the vehicle and took to their heels.

Inspector Ahiable said
on July 29, 2018, at about 0200 hours, police at Adaklu- Waya upon a tipoff
picked Ganyo at a hideout whiles Ezetu was also arrested by the youth of
Adaklu-Wumenu and handed over to the police.

GNA

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