Galamsey Operator Jailed 10-Years For Robbery


Tarkwa Circuit Court, presided over by His Honour Mr. Emmanuel Bart Plange Brew, has sentenced a 30-year-old Galamsey operator to 10-years imprisonment for conspiracy and robbery.

The accused person, kwadwo Atta Ayensu Isaac Amoah pleaded guilty to the offence.

The court also issued bench warrant for the arrest of other accomplices namely, Snr Plus, Teacher and Righteous.

Prosecuting, Detective Chief Inspector Oscar Amponsah told the court that the accused Kwadwo Atta Ayensu Isaac Amoah was arrested in respect of a robbery case at Asankragwa.

He said, as accused was being investigated by the police, an informant came to the charge office and identified him as one of the armed robbers who attacked a Chinese national at his mining site at Oda Kotoamso and robbed him of his gold value GHC 20,000.00.

Detective Chief Inspector Oscar Amoponsah explained that Kwadwo Atta Ayensu Isaac Amoah was interrogated and he admitted the offence and mentioned three other men as his accomplices.

The accused person stated that the gold was sold at Kumasi at a price of GHC 15,000.


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