-The license of the driver who drove Ebony Reigns before she died in a road collision expired three years before the accident
-Ebony Reigns was killed in the ghastly road crash on February 8, 2018
-He has been remanded
The driver in-charge of the vehicle which caused the death of Ebony Reigns (Priscilla Opoku Kwarteng) had his license expired three years before the gory crash that took the life of the hiplife artiste, YEN.com.gh can report.
Records at the Nkawie Circuit Court in the Ashanti Region showed that Okoh Pinehas Chartey’s license expired on August 28, 2015.
Ebony Reigns died in the ghastly road accident that occurred on the Sunyani-Kumasi road on February 8, 2018.
She died at the age of 20. She was aboard a Jeep with registration AS 497-16, traveling from Sunyani to Kumasi when the head-on collision with a VIP bus heading towards Sunyani from Kumasi occurred.
The accident claimed the lives of two more people—a military officer identified as Francis Atsu Vondee and a lady identified only as Frankie.
The Nkawie Circuit Court remanded Chartey who pleaded not guilty to the charges of dangerous driving and driving without a license, Ghana News Agency reported.
He will reappear before the court presided by Johnson Abbey on March 24, 2021.
In other news on YEN.com.gh, Philip Caezar Kumah, a deputy director of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), has reportedly beaten his girlfriend to death in Akatsi North of the Volta Region.
Confirming the development to Accra-based Starr FM, the Volta Regional Police PRO, Sgt. Prince Dogbatse, said the deceased, Elizabeth Yesutor, informed her friends about the abusive nature of Kumah.
According to the Police PRO, he personally urged the deceased to report to the police “but that didn’t happen.”
“The gentleman is now in our custody and hopefully, we’ll be going to court today, Thursday, March 11, 2021, then we’ll see what happens,” he stated in the interview monitored by YEN.com.gh.
Sgt. Dogbatse narrated that the deceased was hospitalised after she was assaulted by the boyfriend. “There have been various instances where he had abused this lady,” he stated.
Elizabeth Yesutor died at the Ho Teaching Hospital on Monday, March 8, 2021.
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