Samuel Bekoe, an uber driver, has been arrested and remanded in police custody for robbing a passenger.
In a report YEN.com.gh sighted on Myjoyonline.com, at about 4pm, on November 22, 2018, the complainant, Nancy Biaku, made a request on Uber App service from Airport City to Nungua Brigade near Tema.
On reaching the complainant’s destination, she paid GH¢18 as fare and when she wanted to alight from the vehicle, the accused attempted to snatch her purse.
According to Supt Patience Mario, a scuffle ensued between the driver and the victim and in the process, Bekoe stabbed Nancy with his key.
Bekoe then pushed Nancy out of the car and in the process, robbed the complainant of her Infinix Note 2 mobile phone.
Supt Mario said a report was made to the police and investigation led to the arrest of Bekoe on January 11, 2019.
The prosecution said the accused person told the police he sold the phone at Kwame Nkrumah Circle, but could not lead them to retrieve it.
The suspect is to reappear before the court on February 12, 2019.
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