Kwabenya jailbreak: Two suspects convicted

BY: Emmanuel Ebo Hawkson
Kwabenya jailbreak: Two suspects convicted

The Accra Circuit Court has convicted two of the suspects who escaped from the Kwabenya District Police station.

Prince Osei aka Bebe and Kofi Darko were convicted after they pleaded guilty to conspiracy to escape from lawful custody and escape from lawful custody.

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The court presided over by Mr Aboagye Tandoh, today deferred their sentence to February 13, 2018

The third accused person, Kofi Darko, who was charged with the same offences, however, pleaded not guilty.

Meanwhile, nine other suspects, alleged to have helped the first three accused persons to escape, pleaded not guilty to abetment to escape from lawful custody.

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They included a bread seller, Nancy Denta, George Yeboah, Prince Kofi Acheampong, Edward Lartey and Kofi Seshie.

The rest are George Sarbah, Elvis Owusu, George Asante and Theophilus Bandah.

On January 21, 2018, a gang of armed men stormed the Kwabenya District Police,

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The gang ended up killing Inspector Emmanuel Ashilevi, the officer on duty.