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Afram Plains bullion van attackers jailed

Jan 05, 2017 at 3:52pm
Two police officers who attacked a bullion van in Afram Plains have been jailed by the Mpraeso Circuit Court.

The two suspects, Corporal Elvis Mensah and Lance Corporal Daniel Kissi, who escaped from lawful custody following their arrest by police for their role in the the GCB bullion van attack, will serve a 36 months jail term with hard labour.

Both suspects were prosecuted on two counts – conspiracy to escape from lawful custody and escape from lawful custody.

Corporal Elvis Mensah and Lance Corporal Daniel Kissi were arrested in August 2016 after attacking a bullion van at Maame Krobo in the Afram Plains South district of the Eastern Region.

The attack on the van which was conveying cash belonging to GCB Bank led to the death of the driver of the van and left another police officer injured.

Ghana | Atnkaonline.com


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