Kasoa Akweley District Court presided over by his Honor Stephen Ofori Akrasi has remanded two suspects for possession of Firearm, Pepper spray without lawful Authority contrary to sections 192 of the criminal and other offences act, 1960(act 29).
The suspects are Bingo Bordon, 34 years a Barber and Emmanuel Yakpah, 26 years a mason and residents of Kwashieman and Kanneshie respectively.
Presenting the case at the Court, Prosecutor of Kasoa Akweley District Court, Inspector Cephas Atsyor narrated on the 10th June 2023, Kasoa Divisional Patrol Team were on Duty at Oklu Nkwanta Barrier with a core duty of stopping and searching cars to and from Kasoa in search of narcotic drugs, arms and ammunitions as well as suspected criminals.
Inspector Cephas Atsyor revealed that, during the search, the police arrested the suspects Bingo Bordon and Emmanuel Yakpah with a Pistol with a serial number 352779, one pepper spray, Ghc 1,400 and Talisman.
He said upon investigations, Bingo Bordon revealed that the pistol was given to him by a Military officer called John on 5th June 2023 to keep for him and some one will come for it.
Inspector Cephas Atsyor says, further investigations revealed that, the accused persons are friends and lives in Accra and they usually meet at Komkomba yam Market, a known hiding place for criminal activities.
The suspects are to reappear before court on 27th June 2023.