Cape Coast Circuit Court has sentenced, an unemployed man identified as Cosmos De-Heer, 20 years, to 10 years’ imprisonment for robbing a student of GHC50.00 and other items.
Prosecuting, Chief Inspector John Asare Bediako, told the court that, the complainant is a student at the Nyankomasi Ahenkro Senior High School whilst De-Heer is an unemployed resident of Town.
According to sources, on Sunday, November 27, last year at about 02:00 hours the complainant who was asleep in her room felt someone trying to remove her underwear.
The Prosecution said the complainant was surprised and when she woke up, she saw the armed robber who was masked and holding a torchlight of which she quickly raised an alarm for help, immediately, the man pulled a knife and urged the student to keep quiet.
The armed robber made away with GHC 50.00, four pieces of soap and a toilet roll.
Mr. Asare Bediako revealed that unfortunately for the thief, his knife fell on the ground whilst rushing out of the neighbourhood and the complainant took it to the Police to lodge an official complaint in the morning.
The thief was arrested and charged 10 years of imprisonment after investigations.