Driver In Court For Transporting Wee In Ambulance
Sampson Azago, 25, a driver who was arrested in
2017 for allegedly transporting cannabis in an ambulance has been re-arrested
and put before a Ho Circuit Court.
Azago, who jumped bail, was arrested with Derrick
Eto, 24, on July 29, 2017 for allegedly conveying parcels of cannabis from
Vakpo to Aflao in the ambulance.
They were granted bail by the court, presided
over by Priscilla Dikro Ofori.
The Prosecutor Sergeant Godfred Bosompem
told the court that on July 29, 2017 police officers of the Vakpo Police
Command at around 0800 hours intercepted a Ford ambulance being driven by Azago
from Kpando to Have with Eto on board upon a tip-off.
He said the police searched the vehicle and found
627 parcels of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp.
Sergeant Godfred Bosompem said the accused
persons mentioned one Efo Yao, who resides at Aflao as the owner of the
consignment in their caution statements.
He said during investigations, one Peter Amponsah,
who is still at large, called the police station to make inquiry about the
ambulance and was later arrested as an accomplice.
The prosecutor said the accused persons were
granted bail by the court but they all jumped bail subsequently.
He said Azago was later arrested with a bench