Delta Force 13 fined GHC 31,200 for fleeing police custody

Delta Force 13 fined GHC 31,200 for fleeing police custody

The Kumasi circuit court that was attacked by the Delta Force, who freed 13 fellow Delta Force group members, has fine the 13 escapees a sum total of GHC 31,200.

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Delta Force 13 fined GHC 31,200 for fleeing police custody

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In the most recent turn of events regarding the Delta Force, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) affiliated group, 13 members of the group have been fined a sum total of GHC 31,200 for escaping lawful custody.

According to Graphic Online's report, the 13 members who appeared before the very court they had escaped last week, pleaded guilty to the charge of escaping from lawful custody, allowing the court to treat them somewhat leniently.

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Delta Force 13 fined GHC 31,200 for fleeing police custody

The court chose to treat the 13 leniently due to the fact that they were all first time offenders. This coupled with the fact that they had all voluntarily turned themselves in, saving the police service the trouble of locating and apprehending them.

According to Graphic Online's Donald Ato Dapatem, unlike last week's court sitting, this time around there was a heavier security presence as the Ghana Police Service deployed more officers to protect the court.

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The accused are namely Kojo Fosu Bamba aka Kojo Bamba, Awal Sadat Abubakar, Abubakar Sadiq Abuhammed, Jamil Issa, Hamza Mohammed, Salu Issahak, Akwasi Owusu, Kwabena Owusu, Kofi Kyei, Eggya Boadi, Salu Yussif, Yussif Salu and Kwaku Awortwe.

With the last week's escape charges address, the accused 13 will reappear in court on April 20th in order for the court to address their previous charges of conspiracy to commit crime, assault on a public officer, causing unlawful damage and preventing a public officer from performing his lawful duties.

See videos of the groups attacks below:

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