A 20-year outdated guy, Eyram Botwe, whose try to rob a motor rider at Agorve close to Akatsi failed has been sentenced to fifteen years imprisonment with arduous labour.
The accused who used to be put sooner than the Sogakope Circuit court docket on January 25, 2022, at the price of try to devote theft pleaded responsible to the offence and used to be convicted on his plea.
His Lordship Isaac Addo handing over in his judgement thought to be the truth that the accused used to be a first-time wrongdoer.
Narrating the incident, the prosecutor stated the accused, Eyram sprayed pepper powder into the eyes of a motor rider in an try to rob him of his Haojue bike at Agorve however failed.
The accused on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, engaged the services and products of the industrial motor rider from Akatsi to Agorve. Unknowing to the rider Eyram had deliberate to dispossess him of the bike.
So on attaining nearer to the Agorve Township the accused sprayed pepper powder into the eyes of the rider; inflicting them each accused and the rider to fall. The rider shouted for lend a hand. It attracted contributors of the neighborhood who rushed to the scene.
The accused’s try to thieve the motorbike used to be unsuccessful; neither used to be his try to break out. He used to be arrested and despatched to the Police station. Following which investigations have been performed. He used to be charged and arraigned accordingly.
In a similar construction, the Public Affairs Unit of the Volta Regional Police Command has cautioned the general public, particularly motor riders to be cautious of such incidents as there’s a pattern for bike theft within the southern a part of the area.
From Fred Duodu, Ho ([email protected]