YAW MARFO
V.
THE REPUBLIC

(2018) JELR 65611 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CRIMINAL APPEAL SUIT NO: H2/10/12 ·  21 May 2018 ·  Ghana
CORAM
ADUAMA OSEI JA (PRESIDING), DZAMEFE JA, M. WELBOURNE JA
Core Terms Beta
trial judge
instant appeal
years ihl
accused person
accused persons
lawful custody
mini-trial
confession statement
cross examination
ground of appeal
independent witness
reasonable doubt
young person
jurisdiction of this court
first offender
greatest respect
prima facie case
substantial miscarriage of justice
course of the trial
following offences
learned judge
mini trial
particulars of offence
trial court
years imprisonment
zongo police station
appellants
authencity of the confession statement of the appellant
caution statements
charge of kia pride number
confession states
criminal case
criminal suspect’s oral
failure of the prosecution
finding of fact
following grounds
given case
ground of appeal fails
lawful authority
purported confession statement
said act
said exhibit

DZAMEFE, JA

The appellants and others were charged with the following offences: Conspiracy to commit Robbery and Robbery contrary to Sections 23(1) and 149 of Act 29/60 as Amended by Act 646/2003

COUNT 1

STATEMENT OF OFFENCE

CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT ROBBERY; CONTRARY TO SECTIONS 23(1) AND 149 OF ACT 29/60 AS AMENDED BY ACT 646/2003.

PARTICULARS OF OFFENCE

1. YAW MARFO: APPRENTICE WELDER, 2. AKWASI THOMAS ALIAS 2-FACE: SHOEMAKER, 3. KWAME ASUO (AT LARGE): For that you on the 26th day of January, 2006 at about 2.30am at Amakom Abrotia in the Ashanti Region and within the jurisdiction of this Court, did act together with a common purpose to commit crime to wit Robbery.

COUNT 2

STATEMENT OF OFFENCE

ROBBERY: CONTRARY TO SECTION 149 OF ACT 29/60 AS AMENDED BY ACT 646/2003.

PARTICULARS OF OFFENCE

1. YAW MARFO: APPRENTICE WELDER, 2. AKWASI THOMAS ALIAS 2-FACE: SHOEMAKER, 3. KWAME ASUO (AT LARGE): For that you on the 26th day of January, 2006 at about 2.30am at Amakom Abrotia in the Ashanti Region and within…

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