Shaibu was said to have conspired with one Moro now at large and robbed the phones worth GH₵ 550.00, belonging to one Felix Narh.

He pleaded not guilty to the charges but was remanded by the court to reappear on September 23, for trial.

Prosecuting Police Chief Inspector, Kwabena Adu told the court that the complainant, Felix is Embossment operator and resides at Tweneboah, Odorkor, while Shaibu resides at Otaten.

He said on September 3, at about 1230 hours, the complainant was returning from a church programme and on reaching a spot near Pentecost Church, Tweneboah, the accused together with his accomplice attacked him with a knife and ordered him to surrender all his belongings or else they would kill him.

The prosecution said the two then pounced on the complainant, subjected him to severe beatings and forcibly collected his two mobile phones from him.

They also searched his pocket but could not find any money.

Police Chief Inspector, Adu, said the complainant shouted for help after the two took to their heels and proceeded to the police station to lodge a formal complaint.

He told the court that on September 4, at about 2030 hours, the complainant chanced on Shaibu at a spot close to the scene where they attacked him.

He raised the alarm and was supported by neighbours who succeeded in arresting him and sent him to the police station.

During investigations, Shaibu told the police that, he and his accomplice met the complainant on the night in question and that it was Moro who collected the phones from him.

Source: GNA/News Ghana


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