Nkawie court remands 5 suspected robbers including woman and two teenagers 

BY: Kwadwo Baffoe Donkor

The Nkawie Circuit Court presided over by Mr Michael Abbey, on Monday remanded into prisons custody five suspected armed robbers including two teenagers and a woman.

The five, who were arrested last Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Sepasase –Bogyesango in the Atwima Nwabiagya district, were to reappear on June 25, 2018.

The suspects are Jessica Asieduwaa, 23; Kofi Bio, 24; and Isaac Frimpong including the two teenagers, a boy and girl, both aged 17 years.

They were charged for unlawful entry, stealing and possession of firearms without lawful authority. Their plea were however not taken and remanded into prisons custody to reappear on June 25.

According to the facts as narrated by the District Police Commander, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Mr Emmanuel Asiamah, on June 6, this year at about 9:30pm, the police acting upon a tip off, arrested the suspects at an uncompleted house at Sepaase-Bogyesango.

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After the arrest, Jessica led the police to a nearby bush where the police retrieved six live cartridges and two pliers and allegedly told the police that the items belonged to one Zinqua of Sepaase and her boyfriend, Isaac Frimpong alias Amobi.

DSP Asiamah said Jessica and Bio later led the police to Krofom and identified Frimpong as their accomplice.

He said when his room was searched, the police found a black bag which contained seven phone covers, flexible wires, a damaged smart phone, one locally manufactured pistol, six mobile phone chargers, one modem and two Samsung phone batteries.

He said prior to the arrest, on April 4, 2018 at about 3am, thieves broke into the house of one Seidu Fuseini, a resident of Mim Bogyesango and made away with his TLC 60 inches flat screen TV, Infinix Hot 4 mobile phone, 12 sets of jewellery and five ear rings all valued at GHC6,250.

DSP Asiamah said the police were still gathering evidence against the suspects as more people who have been victims of their acts were coming forward to lodge complaints against them.