OWUSU M., J.A:
On 4th august, 2000, after the summing up to the Jury, the latter returned a verdict of Guilty on conspiracy to commit an offence to wit robbery and the offence of robbery against the appellant. The appellant was convicted accordingly and was sentenced to Life Imprisonment.
Dissatisfied with the decision of the High Court, Accra, the appellant appealed to the Court of Appeal on the following grounds:
1. That the sentence imposed on the appellant is not only harsh but also excessive as regards to circumstances surrounding his conviction.
2. That your humble appellant was not apprehended at any scene of crime but was suspected and prematurely identified on mere resemblance of someone else who looks like him, thick and tall gigantic.
3. That accordingly to PW1, he was compelled and instructed by the police to pick and identified appellant which he did but against his dire wish.
4. That appellant was in a registered taxi cab that belongs to a police officer that later picked the …