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E/R: Three armed robbers get 40 yrs each

armed robbersThree armed robbers have been sentenced to 40 years imprisonment, each, with hard labour by the Koforidua Circuit Court A presided over by H.H Janet Animah Maafo.

They have also been asked to pay 71,500 cedis being cost of Toyota Camry and other items they snatched from a complainant.

The three armed robbers, the Eastern regional police said, have been terrorising people in the New Juaben Municipality of the Eastern Region  for a while now.

They are:  Kofi Yakubu alias Cobra,23;  Samuel kwame Asare alias Boys Abre, 24, and  Samuel Berfi Appiah alias Oscar, 26.

The three are expected to return to court on Wednesday June 13,2018 for a different sentence of 20 years  as well, amounting to 60 years in total for each of the convicts.

They usually hold their victims hostage after snatching their vehicles and putting them in car boots.

The Eastern Regional Police PRO Asp Ebenezer Tetteh, has sent a strong signal to armed robbers in the municipality that police will hunt them down.

By Yvonne Neequaye |TV3| 3news.com

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