19-Year-Old-Man Jailed 17 Years After Stabbing Woman And Robbing Her Of GH¢976 At Sakumono

19-Year-Old-Man Jailed 17 Years After Stabbing Woman And Robbing Her Of GH¢976 At Sakumono

  • A 19-year-old man has been jailed 17 years after stabbing a woman and robbing her of GH¢976
  • The convict pleaded for mercy when he was given a 17-year jail term for the attack which took place at Sakumono
  • The convict said he did not know what came over him when he attacked the woman and robbed her

A 19-year-old man has been convicted and jailed 17 years after stabbing a woman and robbing her of GH¢976.

His victim was wounded critically and hospitalised after the attack, which occurred on August 9, 2023, at Sakumono.

Robber sentenced
The convict begged for mercy when he was sentenced. Source: Getty Images
Source: Getty Images

The convict, Christopher Amolee, who worked in a car wash, pleaded guilty to the charge of robbery against him.

Amolee pleaded for mercy during the court proceedings, where he did not have a lawyer.

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But the police prosecution pushed for strict punishment given the violent nature of the crime.

Thief traced using stolen AirPods

Earlier in the month, YEN.com.gh reported that a thief was arrested a few days after he broke into a room at Nungua in Accra and stole cash and personal effects, including an Apple AirPods.

30-year-old Bortey Borteye's decision to steal the AirPods helped police to track the gadget on the complainant's phone leading to his arrest.

He has been jailed for five and two years on two different counts, but the sentences will run concurrently.

Ghanaian shows video of thief attempting to jump wall

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh reported in a separate story that a Ghanaian man posted a video showing how a thief attempted to break into his neighbour's house at midnight.

The man who recorded the video steadily captured the thief on camera for five minutes as the burglar tried every means possible to gain access to the house.

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Several Ghanaians found the video hilarious and advised the man to have taken actions that would have led to the arrest of the thief.

Thief returns iPhone 11 Pro Max after listening preacher

Meanwhile, a young Ghanaian evangelist recounted that a pickpocket in Accra returned a phone he stole from someone.

In a video on TikTok, the preacher revealed that the thief heard him preaching and decided he wants to quit stealing.

The real owner of the phone was urged to reach out for identification and collection.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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Delali Adogla-Bessa (Current Affairs Editor) Delali Adogla-Bessa is a Current Affairs Editor with YEN.com.gh. Delali previously worked as a freelance journalist in Ghana and has over seven years of experience in media, primarily with Citi FM, Equal Times, Ubuntu Times. Delali also volunteers with the Ghana Institute of Language Literacy and Bible Translation, where he documents efforts to preserve local languages. He graduated from the University of Ghana in 2014 with a BA in Information Studies. Email: delali.adogla-bessa@yen.com.gh.