THE REPUBLIC
V.
KWADWO HAGAN @ BOXER, ALEX AGYEI AGYEKUM @ ALEX OSEI OWUSU AND EBENEZER OKUOYOE

(2017) JELR 65447 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CRIMINAL APPEAL NO.: H2/02/2010 ·  12 Apr 2017 ·  Ghana
CORAM
E. K. AYEBI J.A. (PRESIDING), G. TORKORNOO (MRS) J.A., A. M. DOMAKYAAREH (MRS.) J.A.
Core Terms Beta
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counsel
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lesser term
number plate
offenses act
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trial court
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aim of counsel
appropriate time
charge of a mitsubishi lancer
conviction set
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deterrent requirement of criminal justice
facts of the case
following factors
foul of the law
good character
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judgment of the high court kumasi
light of the statutory provisions
lordship justice k. a. pobi
particular crime
presiding judge
record shows
reduction of the sentence
reformation of the convict-prisoner
registration number
relatives of the appellant
resources of the state
return day of this case
sudden increase
taxi driver
written submission
years i.h.l
years of the term
years term of imprisonment

DOMAKYAAREH (MRS) J. A.

1. This is an appeal from the judgment of the High Court Kumasi, dated 29 April 2008 and presided over by His Lordship Justice K. A. Pobi. The appellant herein together with two other accused persons were charged on two counts namely: -

2. Conspiracy to commit robbery contrary to Sections 23(1) and 149 of the Criminal and Other Offenses Act, 1960 (Act 29) as amended by Act 646 and

3. Robbery contrary to Section 149 of the Criminal and Other Offenses Act, 1960 (Act 29) as amended by Act 646.

2. The facts of the case as presented by the prosecution are that the complainant, one Yaw Barimah is a taxi driver in charge of a Mitsubishi Lancer with Registration number AS 9089 P. A1 is a mason, A2 is a trader while A3 is a driver. They all live at Maakro, Kumasi. On 3/12/2006 at about 11:30 pm the complainant was driving from Pankronu towards Tafo Mile Four. At a junction he was stopped by the three accused persons who asked him to take them to Osborne Junction at Tafo Mil…

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