Crime & Punishment of Tuesday, 5 March 2013
Kofi Moses, a 36-year- old driver was on Tuesday fined GH¢960.00 by a Cape Coast Circuit Court for careless and inconsiderate driving and negligently causing harm to a lunatic.
Moses who pleaded guilty would be imprisoned for 16 months in default
Prosecuting, Police Chief Inspector Charles Anku told the court presided over by Mrs Florence Kai Otu that, on March 27, last year, the convict was driving a tipper truck from Asokwa Dunkwa towards Nyankumasi Ahenkro.
He said on reaching a section of the road, the convict knocked down and killed a lunatic identified as Ekow Dadzie, who was crossing the road.
Chief Inspector Anku said a report was made to the police and after investigations, a docket was prepared and sent to the Attorney General’s office in Cape Coast for advice.