Businessman in court for allegedly stealing car at gunpoint

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A 43-year-old businessman Kofi Sarkodie has been put before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly snatching a car from a driver at gunpoint at Asakore Mampong in the Ashanti Region.

Sarkodie is said to have carried out the nefarious act with three others now at large.

According to police, the vehicle allegedly taken away by Sakordie and his accomplices belonged to Madam Joycelyn Tetteh, Member of Parliament for North Dayi in the Volta Region.

Charged with conspiracy and robbery, Sarkodie pleaded not guilty, thereafter the court presided over by Mrs. Rita Abrokwah Doko admitted him to bail in the sum of GH¢50,000.00 with three sureties.

He is to reappear on January 31, 2020.

Inspector Boafo said a witness, Anansu Dickson was a driver of a rental company at Spintex.

In the first quarter of 2019, Madam Tetteh gave out her Toyota Land Cruiser Prado with registration number GW 6663-17 to Dickson for rentals.

The prosecution said, on July 23, last year, a client called with phone number 0242634481 and booked
for the vehicle at a cost of GH¢700.00 to Kumasi in the Ashanti Region for lectures but it was robbed at gunpoint allegedly by the suspect.


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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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