Groom arrested at wedding charged with robbery
The groom arrested at the Aldersgate Methodist Church at West Anaji in the Sekondi/Takoradi metropolis in the Western region has been charged with robbery by a Prestea Magistrate court.
The suspect, Aaron Ackah, allegedly robbed a small scale Chinese miner of ¢18,000 and inflicted knife wounds on the victim’s left hand.
The police who had mounted a manhunt for him used one of the invitation cards to confirm the suspect’s identity.
According to sources, the couple had just completed the exchange of vows and the officiating minister was just about to usher them into the wearing of rings when two plain clothed police officers detailed from Bogoso suddenly entered to whisk the groom away.
His bride, Rebecca Buah was reported to have collapsed after the arrest.
In an interview with Adom News, Police Commander for Prestea Hunivalley, Superintendent Timothy Dassah said the 30-year-old suspect pleaded not guilty for the charge.
He indicated that, the police has asked for more time for further investigations into the matter.
Superintendent Dassah added that Aaron Ackah has been remanded in police custody to reappear in court on May 3, 2016.