- An unemployed man,. Richard Koranteng, has been remanded in police custody for robbing a university student at knife point
- His accomplice, Enoch Bonney, was also arrested at his hideout after he fled the scene
The Winneba District Magistrate Court has remanded an unemployed man into prison custody for robbing a student of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) of his belongings, at knife point.
The court, presided over by Oheneba-Kuffour, did not take Richard Koranteng’s plea and ordered him to appear before the court on November 6, 2018.
According to Chief Superintendent Godfrey Tetteh Adjirakor, Aybesi a student of UEW, together with other people brought the suspect to the police station.
He disclosed that witnesses reported that the suspect and his accomplice, Enoch Bonney, attacked him at Ateitu, a suburb of Effutu Municipality, with a knife and robbed him of his personal belongings, including mobile phones.
Chief Superintendent Adjirakor added that after the act, they were about to flee the scene when with the help of some people in the area, Koranteng was arrested, but his accomplice Bonney managed to escape.
Enoch Bonney was however arrested at his hideout upon a tip off by an informant of the police.
Chief Superintendent Adjirakor appealed to the public to continue to assist the police in its fight against crime, by volunteering information that would lead to the arrest of criminals and robbers in the society.
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