BENJAMIN DANKWAH& ANOTHER
V.
THE REPUBLIC

(2019) JELR 65366 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CRIMINAL APPEAL SUIT NO: H2/11/19 ·  30 Apr 2019 ·  Ghana
CORAM
M. OWUSU JA (PRESIDING), DZAMEFE JA, M. WELBOURNE JA
Core Terms Beta
explanation
facts
plea
court
section
trial
trial court
counsel
appellate court
substantial miscarriage of justice
instant appeal
trial judge
accused person
record of appeal
accused persons
akwasi prempeh
criminal procedure code
ashanti region
own plea
record of proceedings
acceptance of the plea
accused offers
additional grounds
alleged guilty plea of the appellant
appellant benjamin dankwah
benjamin dankwah
common purpose
convicted person
counsel states
criminal trials
custodial sentence
explanation of the appellant
failure of the trial judge
grounds of appeal
high court
high court judge
learned trial judge
mandatory statutory provision
nature of the charge
presiding judge access
prosecution of criminal cases
receipt of the record of proceedings
sentences
such letter
such trial judge
taxi cab

DZAMEFE, JA

The appellant, Benjamin Dankwah together with Akwasi Prempeh were jointly charged for conspiracy contrary to Section 23(1) and Section 149 of Act 29, 1960 and Robbery contrary to Section 149 of Act 29 of 1960 as amended by Act 646 of 2003.

Plea: The two accused persons pleaded guilty with explanation to both counts.

Facts

There are no facts recorded in the record of appeal.

COUNT ONE

STATEMENT OF OFFENCE

CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT AN OFFENCE TO WIT ROBBERY: Contrary to Section 23 (1) and Section 149 of Act 29 of 1960

PARTICULARS OF OFFENCE

BENJAMIN DANKWAH, Driver, AKWASI PREMPEH, Driver’s Mate: on or about the 23rd of February, 2007 at Abrepo in Kumasi, in the Ashanti Region did agree with a common purpose to rob a Taxi Cab.

COUNT TWO

STATEMNET OF OFFENCE

ROBBERY: Contrary to Section 149 of Act 29 of 1960 as amended by Act 646 of 2003.

PARTICULARS OF OFFENCE

BENJAMIN DANKWAH, Driver, AKWASI PREMPEH, Driver’s Mate: on or about the 23rd of February, 2007 at Brofoyedru in Kumasi, in the Ashanti…

There's more. Sign in to continue reading.

judy.legal is the comprehensive database of case law and legislation from Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria. Gain seamless access to over 20,000 cases, recent judgments, statutes, and rules of court.

Get started   Login