ANIN YEBOAH JSC:
The applicant prays this court for leave to adduce fresh evidence on appeal. The applicant was convicted for robbery by the High Court, Kumasi and sentenced to twenty-one (21) years.
His appeal was before the Court of Appeal Accra, and has now appealed to this Court. The applicant in the supporting affidavit has deposed to the fact that at the time he was arrested and arraigned for trail he was below eighteen years and for that matter could not have been tried and sentenced in the manner which completely meant for adult offenders. The applicant’s counsel in an effort to convince this court that the application has legal basis annexed to the affidavit in support of the application has birth Certificate and Admission Register of his school, Kumasi Modern International School and others.
It must be pointed out that even though this application was served on the Attorney-General’s Office, Accra, no effort was made by the office to put in any representation in a serio…