Businessman before court for robbery

LawA businessman accused of robbing and raping a woman, under the pretext of escorting her to her home at Adenta has been remanded by an Accra Circuit Court.

Kenneth Dzubey, 40, charged with robbery has pleaded not guilty.

He is to reappear on March 8 before the Court presided over by Mr Aboagye Tandoh.

Prosecuting Chief Inspector Kofi Adu said Dzubey resides at Madina New Road while the complainant name withheld resides at Adenta Animal Research.

Chief Inspector Adu said on January 31, this year at about 2300 hrs, the complainant a 27 year old businesswoman, boarded a commercial vehicle and alighted at “Konkonsa” Junction.

On her way home, prosecution said, she realized that the accused person was walking behind her.

Prosecution said the complainant sensing danger doubled her steps but in no time the accused person came closer to her and he asked her where she was going.

Chief Inspector Adu said the complainant told Dzubey that she was going home, so he offered to escort her home and the complainant obliged.

On her way, prosecution said the accused person suddenly pulled a knife and dragged her into a nearby bush and had sexual intercourse with the complainant.

Not satisfied with his actions, prosecution said Dzubey then snatched the complainants Techno H6 mobile phone and cash of GH¢400.

On February 1, this year, the complainant reported the matter to the Police at Adenta and she was given a medical form to attend hospital where she was examined.

Prosecution said accused was later arrested at Madina Zongo Junction with a bag containing a knife, screw driver, an iron rod and a touch light.

Source: GNA

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