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Court remands 2 siblings, jails vulcaniser over missing penis

By Joe Udo

Two siblings have been put before the Awutu Breku District Court on charges of two counts of conspiracy to commit crime, publication of false news and assaulting Sampson Nii Annan Oku, an artist over claims that he caused the disappearance of someone’s penis.

They are Ugochukwu Chilota a 20-year-old trader and Favour Chilota, a 24-year-old sales girl.

According to Ghana News Agency, Ugochukwu is facing additional charges of causing unlawful harm and stealing.

They have pleaded not guilty before the court presided over by Mrs Naomi A.A.Kuntour.

The court has remanded them into police custody till 2nd May 2024.

Meanwhile the Court has ordered the prosecution led by Assistant Superintendent of Police Thomas Sarfo and Chief Inspector Bernice Wei Kpuusuu to file their disclosures and serve same on the accused persons.

The prosecution told the court that the complainant was an artist working with Indomie Ghana Company, who was in Kasoa for a project.

It said the accused persons were siblings residing at Kasoa Pink FM area.

On 14th April 2024, at about 8:30 pm,  the accused persons were walking together at Kasoa Overhead while the complainant and his brother, a witness in the case, were also walking behind them in search of footwear to purchase.

In the process, the prosecution said the complainant accidently touched Ugochukwu.

It said Uogochukwu suddenly claimed his manhood had disappeared as a result of the touch.

The prosecution told the court that the accused persons suddenly rushed on the complainant  and Favour held the neck of the complainant  and together with Ugochukwu demanded that  the complainant restored his penis.

The court heard that the complainant denied the allegation and the two accused persons began beating him and as a result, the complainant lost his TechnoKeypad valued at GHC100.

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The prosecution said people, who trooped to the scene joined in assualting the complainant.

The court was told that  the accused persons brought the complainant to the Kasoa CBD Police Station and reported the matter.

The prosecution said immediately  Chief Inspector Kwabena Gyasi, Station officer of Kasoa CBD and Detective Sergeant Eric Edumadzie physically  examined Ugochukwu’s manhood and found it intact and they arrested the two accused persons to assist in investigations.

The prosecution told the court that a medical form was issued to the complainant  to seek medical treatment.

According to the prosecution, Ugochukwu was examined by Dr Patrick Bediako of Saint Gregory Hospital and he described Ugochukw’su manhood as “normal in size  with no deformity”.

In a similar vein, the Awutu Breku District Court has fined and jailed a 27-year-old vulcaniser for claiming falsely that someone had caused his penis to shrink.

This was after Mohammed Abdul Fatao, the vulcaniser, charged with publication of false news and deceit of public officer, changed his plea from not guilty to guilty.

The court presided over by Mrs Naomi A. A. Kuntour, therefore, convicted and sentenced Fatao on his own plea.

On the charge of publication of false news, the court sentenced Fatao to a fine of GHC2,400 in default serve six-months imprisonment.

Additionally, Fatao would serve six months on the same charge.

On the charge of deceit of public officer, Fatao was ordered by the court to pay a fine of GHC1,200 in default, he would serve three months imprisonment.

Additionally, serve two months imprisonment on the same charge.

The sentences are to run concurrently.

The court ordered the convict to sign a bond to be of good behaviour for 24 months after serving his sentence and pay GHC3,600 towards the recovery of the victim, Elvis Boadi.

The prosecution, led by Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Thomas Sarfo and Chief Inspector Bernice Wei Kpuusuu, said the victim, Elvis Boadi was a businessman residing at Kasoa and Fatao, a resident of Fijai in Kasoa.

The prosecution told the court that on 18th April 2024, at about 8:00am, the complainant went to Fatao’s shop at Millennium City junction to have his car tyres fixed.

The prosecution said immediately the complainant paid Fatao for the services rendered, he raised the alarm that the complainant had “spiritually” caused his penis to shrink.

The prosecution said the accusation made the youth angry and they went for stones, sticks and cutlasses to attack the complainant.

The court heard that fortunately for the complainant, the Millenium City District Police Patrol Team arrived at the scene and rescued him from being lynched.

The prosecution said both parties were sent to the Police Station and Fatao was sent to the Kasoa Polyclinic for examination and treatment.

The prosecution said the medical officer on duty after examination of Fatao’s penis submitted that his penis was intact and there was no deformity seen contrary to what Fatao claimed.

Joe Udo
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