Seven armed men who attacked the Compass Oleum filling station at Akame on the Accra-Aflao road have been slapped with 230 years of jail sentence.
The convicts, Philip Awu, Kofi Avorkah, Ebenezer Mensah, Hebron Dotsey, Paul Ahiabli and Dogbatsa Elolo, were facing two charges of conspiracy to commit crime to wit robbery, while their accomplice, Torgbi Sewordzi, had a charge of abetment of crime to wit robbery.
According to report filed by Graphic.com.gh, the men robbed the filling station three years ago, shot the manager, and made away with $5,000 and a motorbike.
Finally the Ho Circuit Court brought the case to a close on Friday, October 23, 2020, when all the convicts were found guilty after full trial by the court.
The convicts went into hiding but were later arrested from their hideouts. During interrogation, they reportedly denied their involvement in the criminal act.
30 years imprisonment was given to each robber on each count and they will run concurrently.
Meanwhile, one of the seven, in the person of Torgbi Sewordzi, was given a 50-year jail term for being the one that masterminded the robbery, totaling 230 years in jail, all in all.
The judge described Sewordzi as a dangerous person who was not fit to be in the society because of the way he conducted himself : Don’t forget to subscribe by pressing the bell icon on your screen to receive daily news updates.
7 Armed Robbers Jailed 230 Years In Prison : See What They Did
Source : Yen.com