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FRANCIS BOAFO @ CUDJOE V. THE REPUBLIC

(2017) JELR 63751 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  SUIT NO: H3/9/2013  •  4 May 2017  •  Ghana

Coram
MARIAMA OWUSU J.A (PRESIDING), AVRIL LOVELACE-JOHNSON J.A, CECILIA SOWAH J.A

Judgement

JUDGMENT

AVRIL LOVELACE-JOHNSON (J.A)

The Appellant and seven others were charged with the offences of conspiracy to commit robbery and robbery and tried. He was convicted of the offence of conspiracy to commit crime to wit robbery contrary to sections 23(1) and 149 of The Criminal Offences Act 1960, Act 29, on 17th January 2007 and sentenced to fifty years imprisonment with hard labour.

Being aggrieved by both his conviction and sentence, he has launched the present appeal on the following grounds

1. That the conviction of the 6th Convict/Appellant on the charge of conspiracy ought to be set aside on the ground that same is not supported by the evidence adduced at the trial

2. That the learned trial judge erred in convicting the 6th Convict/Appellant when there was no evidence of any conspiracy between either the 1st Convict or the 3rd Convict or any of the other convicts herein subsequent to the commission of the offence

3. That the sentence of 50 years IHL imposed on the 6th Convict/Appeā€¦

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