Aluminum maker must serve 12 months for causing damage
An Accra circuit court sentenced an aluminum manufacturer to 12 months in hard labor for stabbing another.
Mohammed Salam pleaded not guilty with explanation and a guilty plea was entered for him.
Salam, in addition, would pay compensation of GHC 25,000.00 to the victim by July 31, the court ordered.
Police Inspector Samuel Ahiabor told the court, chaired by Ms Susanna Eduful, that Ebenezer Adjetey Tawiah, the victim, was a machine operator of DBS, a roofing sheet company, while Ms Lisa Owusu Okyere, the complainant, is the human resources manager. the company.
He said Tawiah and Salam were neighbors in Klagon near Ashaiman, where Tawiah worked. Salam lived across the street from the business and on May 5, 2021, the complainant was in her office when she was told that Salam had stabbed Tawiah.
The prosecution said when she was released she found Tawiah lying outside Salam’s house bloodied and unconscious and rushed him to Inkoom Hospital in the company vehicle.
Inspector Ahiabor said the complainant returned to the office to find out what had happened and was told that Tawiah was washing his hands in front of the company when Salam, without any provocation, stabbed him.
Tawiah tried to go to Salam’s house to inform his mother, but he was stabbed a second time, when he fell and lost consciousness.
Armed with this information, Mrs. Owusu Okyere reported to the police, which led to the arrest of Salam.
Tawiah was referred to Korle-Bu University Hospital for further attention where he was admitted and discharged.
Salam, in his warning, admitted the offense.