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ABDULAI FUSENI V. THE REPUBLIC

(2015) JELR 63692 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CRIMINAL APPEAL NO: H2/2/2015  •  28 May 2015  •  Ghana

Coram
MARFUL-SAU JA (PRESIDING), ACQUAYE JA, TORKORNOO JA

Judgement

JUDGMENT

MARFUL-SAU, JA: - The appellant in this appeal was charged together with four others on two counts of conspiracy to commit robbery and robbery contrary to sections 23(1) and 149 of the Criminal and Other Offences Act, 1960, Act 29 as amended by Act 646 of 2003. The appellant and the other convicts were tried by the Fast Track High Court, Accra and were all convicted and sentenced to 20 years IHL in a judgment delivered on the 20th July 2010. The appellant was the 3rd accused person at the trial and he has appealed against the sentence of 20 years imposed by the trial court.

The facts of the case upon which the appellant and the others were prosecuted was that the five convicts on or about 5th October, 2003 at about 1.00am attacked one Teye Ameko, a livestock farmer who owned herds of cattle and other animals in his village at Old Water Works near Akuse on the Kpong- Tema Motorway road. The said convicts who were armed with guns and cutlasses inflicted cutlass wound on Teye Amekā€¦

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