Two Nigerians have been jailed for 40 years by the Kasoa Ofaakor Circuit Court for the robbery of a mobile money vendor in broad daylight light at Kasoa New Market Junction in the Central Region of Ghana on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.
The duo of Bright Okwara and Ferdinand Obi reportedly carted away a total of GH¢11,800 (N490,580.78).
According to Ghana News Agency, they committed the crime after their victim had withdrawn the money from a bank at Kasoa.
Detective Sargent Addai Boamah, the police prosecutor told the court that the two Nigerian nationals were on motorbikes, monitoring the activities of the victim after he withdrew the money from the bank.
They followed the victim from Kasoa New Market to Market Junction, where they robbed him.
Though the suspects succeeded in robbing the victim, he chased them with his motorbike and crashed them, leading to their arrest.
They were kept in remand for 5 months before His Lordship Ebenezer Osei sentenced them to 40 years imprisonment today October 3.