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Two remanded for robbing Secretary at Nima

Two persons who used their motorbike to rob a Secretary of her mobile phone at Nima have appeared before an Accra Circuit Court.

Fuad Mohammed an auto Electrician and Mohammed Yusif a Porter have been charged with conspiracy and Robbery. Fuad has additionally been charged with causing harm.

The two have pleaded not guilty and they have been remanded into lawful custody by the court presided over by Ms Eva Bannerman-Williams to reappear on September 25.

Prosecuting Chief Inspector Kwabena Adu said the complainant Mercy Awumia works with Kwannor Consult Limited.

On September 2, this year, at about 3:00 pm, Ms Awumia was returning from a wedding which was held at Saint Kizito Church, Nima and she was holding her hand bag and mobile phone.

The complainant on reaching the Nima roundabout, the accused persons who were on a Royal 125 motor bike with registration number M13-GR-2560 pulled her hand bag, the Prosecution said.

Ms Awumia struggled with the accused persons and Fuad got off the motor bike and hit her head and she fell down while Yusif snatched her mobile phone.

Soon after robbing her, the accused persons jumped on to their motor bike and sped off. Luck however eluded them when they run into an oncoming commercial vehicle and they fell.

The Nima Police Patrol team who were on their rounds arrived at the scene and escorted them to the Nima Police Station.

 

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