2 Nigerians Sentenced to 40-Years-Imprisonment in Ghana

By Juliet Amaka
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Two Nigerians have been sentenced to 40-year-imprisonment by the Kasoa Ofaakor Circuit Court for robbing a mobile money vendor.

The convicts: Bright Okwara and Ferdinand Obi, were said to have committed the crime on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at Kasoa New Market Junction in the Central Region of Ghana.

The duo carted away a total of GH¢11,800.

Before they were sentenced, Detective Sargent Addai Boamah told the Court that the two Nigerian nationals were on motorbikes, monitoring the activities of the victim after he withdrew money from the bank.

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They followed the victim from Kasoa New Market to Market Junction, where they robbed him.

Though, the suspects succeeded in robbing the victim, he chased them with his motorbike and crashed them, leading to their arrest.

They were kept in remand for 5 months before His Lordship Ebenezer Osei sentenced them to 40 years imprisonment today October 3.

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