- The surviving driver of the Dompoase accident, Mark Mireku has been slapped with a one-year jail sentence
- A Cape Coast circuit court charged him with manslaughter and 33 other counts
- He was also fined GHC17,280
- Mark Mireku has also been banned from driving commercial vehicles for life
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Information reaching YEN.com.gh indicates that the surviving driver of the Dompoase accident, Mark Mireku has been slapped with a one-year jail sentence.
The incident which happened at Dompoase near Elmina was one of the many crashes that were recorded in the early days of the new year, 2020.
A Cape Coast circuit court slapped him with manslaughter and 33 other counts in addition to a fine of GHC17,280.
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As part of his sentence which was announced on June 8, 2020, Mireku has been banned from operating as a commercial driver for the rest of his life.
The 45-year-old driver wrongly overtook a vehicle on January 14, 2020, collided into an oncoming bus and killed 34 persons.
However, the charges of manslaughter are pending against the convict at the High Court, according to police.
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In other news, a swarm of bees invaded the Koforidua Community Center and attacked dignitaries at a political event that was being held there.
Unfortunately, MP for the New Juaben North, Nana Adjei Boateng, the MCE, Comfort Asante, and a host of others were badly stung by the honey-making insects.
The incident reportedly occurred on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, during the launch of rehabilitation works at the Community Centre.
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