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Crime & Punishment of Wednesday, 2 October 2019


Driver gets 1 year jail term for threatening to kill 2 policemen

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A 20-year-old driver, who threatened to kill two policemen at Afari, near Nkawie in the Atwima-Mwabiagya South municipality, has been sentenced to a one-year jail term by the Nkawie Circuit Court.

Kwame Frimpong, alias “Danger” is said to have threatened to kill the Nkawie District Police Commander and a community police personnel at Afari, if they continued to pursue and arrest him for various offenses committed.

He pleaded not guilty but was jailed by the court presided by Mr. Michael Johnson Abbey.

Police Inspector Ruth Gborson told the court that the convict, who was involved in several cases had bolted and announcements were made at information centers at Afari and its environs for the people to volunteer information for his arrest.

He said the convict threatened to kill the District Police Commander and the community police personnel if they continued to pursue him, and went into hiding at Nkasaeim, near Goaso, in the Ahafo Region.

The police arrested him upon a tip-off and brought him before the court.

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