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Crime & Punishment of Friday, 24 May 2019

Source: rainbowradioonline.com

Two persons sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for roles in Konkomba, Chokosi conflict


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For their roles in the current Konkomba, Chokosi conflict, Lac Nanyom and Nablek Dzakpaki have been sentenced to a total of 10 years in prison with hard labour by the Tamale High Court.

They were sentenced on Thursday for possessing firearms and ammunition without lawful authority.

The convicts were charged with 10 counts of possession of firearms and ammunition without lawful authority.

They pleaded guilty to the charges and the court presided over by Mr. Justice Richard Kogyapwa sentenced them based on their own plea.

Each convict got five years in prison for each count.

Five other accused persons, who pleaded not guilty to the charges were remanded in prison custody to reappear before the court on June 7, 2019 for the case to continue.

They are Faruk Fuseini, Ngmalan Ntsuola, Nagoli Tibulingma, Illiasu Awutor and Imoro Mohammed

Meanwhile, the Ministry of the Interior has also reviewed the curfew hours in both Chereponi and Saboba from 6pm to 6am to 4pm to 6am.

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