The driver who crashed to death two persons at Addo-Nkwankta near Suhum in the Eastern Region has turned himself in to the Police six days after the accident.
The Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command, ASP Ebenezer Tetteh confirmed to Kasapa News that, the suspect Solomon Adjoloo alias Rasta on Tuesday at about 5:40pm accompanied by his Lawyer, Leonard Sedzro reported himself to Suhum Police.
He said the suspect was arrested and detained to assist in investigation.
Meanwhile, the Suhum Municipal Police Command has put before Court, Kwabena Daniel who impersonated as a Suspect driver after the accident. He has been charged for deceiving public officer.
The accused was put before Asamankese Circuit Court Monday after Police roamed to get a court because both the Suhum District and Circuit courts as well as Nsawam Circuit Court where the accused was sent to, all did not sit on Tuesday.
The accused pleaded guilty when charged with the offence candidly confessed that he was not the person driving the car when the accident occurred but was influenced by the main suspect,Solomon Adjoloo alias Raster to claim responsibility for the accident to save him from prosecution because he ( Solomon Adjoloo) does not have driving license.
After his explanation a plea of not guilty was entered by the court for him. He was then granted bail in the sum of GH 10,000.00 with one surety to re- appear on 18/10/10 for the trial to begin.
Two persons were last Wednesday crashed to death at Suhum-Addo Nkwanta, a community along the Suhum to Koforidua road.
The deceased persons were, Michael Ohene Asare, 9, and Emmanuel Kankam Manteyaw, a 27 year old level 200 distance Education student of University of Education,Winneba.
One other person identified as Giovanni also suffered life threatening injuries.
Kasapa News Eastern Regional Correspondent, Kojo Ansah who visited the community reported that, the deceased persons and the victim were sitting behind an Indomie fast food vendor at the roadside when the unregistered Toyota Camry heading towards Suhum veered off its lane and ran into them killing two persons at the spot, injuring one person while three others escaped death.
Esther Larbi, the Ndomie seller told Kasapa News, the incident occurred around 9:30 to 10pm, adding that the driver, a rastaman, fled into the bush after the accident.
The bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the Suhum Morgue.