State Prosecutors have filed more disclosure documents including some Witness Statements in the case in which a self-acclaimed businessman, Yahuza Osumanu, had been charged for robbery.

His victims, according to the prosecution, included former 2nd Lady, Mrs Matilda Yaaba Amissah-Arthur, whom he attacked in addition to robbing her.

Last Thursday, May 16, 2024 Yahuza Osumanu was denied bail after the Court presided over by Justice Lydia Osei Marfo was of the considered view that, he will likely not appear to stand trial.

Nana Ama Adinkra, a Senior State Attorney on Tuesday, May 21, told the Court that, the prosecution has filed their second batch of disclosures.

According her, the latest disclosures filed also include some Witness Statements while requesting for more time to file some more documents.

Justice Lydia Osei Marfo has since adjourned the case to June 6, 2024 for further orders of the court.

Mrs. Amissah-Arthur, is the wife of the late Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, who was Vice President between 2012 and 2016.

In the process of the act, Yahuza Osumanu according to the prosecution succeeded in robbing her of her various currencies including GH¢3,000, USDS2,200, and Fifty Euros as well as a gold watch and necklace valued at GHc20,000 and GH¢5000 respectively.

Yahuza who was slapped with 26 counts comprising 20 counts of robbery and six counts of money laundering, pleaded not guilty to all charges.

Apart from the former 2nd Lady, businessman David Adjaye and three others have all been robbed by the accused at gunpoint of their valuable properties at gunpoint.

The brief facts of the case stated that, the complainants are Augustine Kwesi Okere, a businessman, Daniel Kwame Osafo and Tracy Osei-Hyeaman are husband and wife while Mrs Matilda Yaaba Amissah Arthur was the wife of the late Vice President of the Republic of Ghana and Margaret Alice Shaw, a 76-year-old woman residing at Alexander Nest, Ridge, Accra.

The Prosecution stated that, the accused Yahuza Osumanu is a self-acclaimed businessman who resides at Pokuasc-ACP.

According to the Prosecution, between the second quarter of the year, 2023 and December 2023, the Police CID received several complaints of residential robberies perpetuated by a single armed man around Airport, Cantonments, Tesano and Ridge.

It said, on September 7, 2023, complainant, Augustine Okere reported to the Airport Police that at about 2:30am that morning, that his residence at Kaecla Court Apartments, Airport Residential Area was robbed.

It stated that, on receipt of the complaint, a team of police personnel from the Airport Police Division was dispatched to the crime scene.

Source: Inusah