A cab driver has been sentenced to two years in prison for driving away with a police officer on his bonnet for 300 meters.
The 37-year-old driver, Daniel Ofori, was found guilty by the Koforidua Circuit Court B, according to a CitiNews report.
On count 1, Ofori was sentenced to six months in prison for driving dangerously in violation of Section 1 of the Road Traffic Act, 683.
Two years in prison for a taxi driver who drove away with a police officer on his bonnet.
On count 2, he was sentenced to 24 months in prison for resisting arrest in violation of Section 226 (1A) of the Criminal Offences Act 1960. (Act 29).
Her Ladyship Mercy Addei Kotei, the judge who presided over the case, also took away Ofori’s driver’s license for a period of five years.
On February 28, 2020, Ofori was accused of speeding away from a police officer, Sergeant Asante Peprah, who was holding onto his bonnet.
Ofori, who was being watched by the MTTD for prior traffic violations, was stopped at the Galloway intersection and told to park.
Daniel Ofori, on the other hand, was forced to come to a halt after another driver blocked his way, resulting in his arrest.
In other news, the Ghana Police Service has announced that qualified Ghanaians will be able to apply for jobs beginning Friday, August 27.
General duty recruits, tradesman recruits, graduates for general tasks, and graduate professionals are among the possible job types.
Because the application process will begin online, no physical application forms will be accepted.
The announcement of the service’s recruiting has sparked a lot of public debate, as most people believe the protocol list has already been established.
Still on the subject of policing, Dr. George Akuffo Dampare, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), has begun the Horse Patrol activities at the National Joint Operations Headquarters-Accra.
The launch, which took place on August 12, 2021, is part of a larger effort to enhance the determination to combat crime.