The Accra Circuit Court 1, has sentenced a 25-year-previous welder to 15 years imprisonment in tough labour for an attempt to rob a technician.
Joseph Kumah, denied conspiring with a further Ayittey Badana, at present on the operate, in the tried robbery.
Inspector Samuel Ahiabor, informed the Court docket presided about by Mrs Afia Owusua Appiah, that Mr David Sackey, was the complainant and resident at Mannet Village on the Spintex Street.
The convict, who was 22 decades at the time of the incident also lived at Teshie, he mentioned.
On February 2, 2018, at about 0215 several hours, the convict and his accomplice, armed with a cutlass, cutter and a flat screw driver, entered the complainant’s home by scaling the wall of the residence, the court heard.
Inspector Ahiabor reported Kumah, then used the screw driver to pressure open up the sliding glass doorway to one particular of Mr Sackey’s rooms where they took six cellular phones, a electric power bank, a laptop computer laptop or computer and a electronic camera, all valued GH₵12,000.00.
The Prosecution explained all that when, the complainant was observing them from his bed room and armed with a Pump Action gun, fired at Kumah when they were being about to enter his bedroom.
Inspector Ahiabor, said the bullet hit the convict but he managed to escape jointly with Ayittey, introducing that Mr Sackey, who was trembling rushed to the Law enforcement to make a official complaint.
He claimed Kumah, who sustained accidents in the mouth, jaw and neck went to the LEKMA Clinic for therapy and was afterwards referred to the 37 Military Clinic.
At his new clinic, the medical doctor managing him detected that the accidents were being as a final result of a gunshot, as a result, he knowledgeable the Police, the Court heard.
Inspector Ahiabor mentioned that led to his arrest and for the duration of investigations, Law enforcement uncovered out that Kumah and his accomplice have been all those who robbed Mr Sackey.