Two teenagers remanded for alleged robbery at Bantama



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Charles Tawiah, GNA

Nkawie (Ash), Sept. 13, GNA – Two
teenage boys who attacked and robbed a mechanic in front of a public toilet at
Bantama in Kumasi, have been remanded into police custody by the Nkawie Circuit

Randy Nsiah, 18, student and Adams
Iddrisu also 18 and unemployed, were said to have attacked their victim, who
was visiting the public toilet in the neighbourhood at about 0200hours on July
19, this year.

They pleaded not guilty and would
reappear before the Court presided over by Mr Michael Johnson Abbey, on
September 27, this year.

Detective Inspector Anthony Acheampong
told the Court that the suspects emerged from the darkness, attacked the
complainant in front of the toilet and ordered him to surrender his mobile
phones, cash and anything on him else they would kill him.

He said the complainant who knew one of
the attackers, made a report to the Suntreso Police and upon a tip-off, they
were arrested from their hideout the following day.

Inspector Acheampong said in their
caution statements, the suspects admitted the offence and they were charged and
brought before the Court.



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