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5 Automotive Snatchers Jailed 75 Years

The convicts on the Tamale Circuit court docket

The Tamale Circuit Court docket presided by way of His Honor Alexandra Oworae, has sentenced 5 accused individuals to fifteen years every in jail for snatching a Toyota Camry automobile at Banvum, a suburb of Tamale within the Northern area.

The convicted individuals are Ibrahim Issah 27, Mohammed Mustapha, 23, Vivor Christopher 27, Benyamin Ajyei, 23, and Seyram Addo 29.

This used to be once they pleaded to blame to conspiracy to rob, theft, ownership of firearms and ammunition with out lawful authority, and ownership of police and armed forces accoutrements fees leveled towards them.

The fifteen years sentence will run at the same time as.

Alternatively, every other suspect, Alhassan Mohammed, a trainer who is said to be an informant of the group has pleaded no longer to blame to the fees and has been remanded into jail custody to reappear in court docket on February 9, 2022.

Some other suspect used to be arrested in reference to the case Mahama Nashiru alias Mohammed, 28 seemed earlier than the Tamale Circuit court docket and granted bail of Gh 50,000 with two sureties.

He’s anticipated to reappear in court docket on February 3, 2022.

On Sunday, January 23, 2022, the 5 have been arrested by way of the Buipe freeway patrol group on accountability at Sawaba Police checkpoint in two automobiles with registration numbers AS8445-19 and GX6923-20.

A seek carried out on them discovered 13 various cell phones, one Falcon Overseas Pistol loaded with 9mm ammunition, a pockets containing a host of keys at the side of two handcuffs keys, two Voter’s ID Playing cards, Melcom card, Get right of entry to Bankcard, and money the sum of GHC21.20p. Some Army uniforms, Police Ballistic helmets, and police uniforms have been additionally discovered within the Toyota Camry Spider with registration quantity GX6923-20.

In the meantime, the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has distanced itself from the alleged army officer who used to be arrested with 4 others at Buipe within the Savannah area for allegedly snatching a automobile in Tamale within the Northern area.

A observation signed by way of Andy Los angeles-Someone, Commander Appearing Director Public Family members of the Ghana Armed Forces mentioned “We need to state categorically that the suspect isn’t a soldier of the Ghana Armed Forces. The Armed Forces are apprehensive concerning the emerging spate of impersonation by way of civilians, both dressed in army uniforms or posting of pretend photos of themselves as army officials to defraud unsuspecting Ghanaians.”

FROM Eric Kombat, Tamale

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