Groom arrested at wedding over robbery

Groom arrested at wedding over robbery

It was a spectacle to behold at the Aldersgate Methodist Church in the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolis on Saturday, April 2, 2016 when a wedding ceremony ended abruptly after the police stormed the church premises to arrest the groom.

Groom arrested at wedding over robbery

The suspect Aaron Ackah handcuffed in a police vehicle

The groom was arrested in connection with a robbery case in the Western region. He is alleged to have robbed Chinese Small Scale Miner of an amount of Gh¢18,000 after inflicting knife wounds on his left hand.

According to a Starr FM news report, the incident happened just after the couple had just completed the exchange of vows and were about wearing their rings when two plain-clothed police officers from Bogoso stormed the place and whisked the bridegroom away after using one of the invitation cards to confirm his identity.

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The suspect, Aaron Ackah, 30 was taken to the Prestea in the Western region for further investigations.

Meanwhile, the bride, Rebecca Buah, was reported to have collapsed after the arrest.

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