Two (2) lovers have been arrested for attempted car snatching at Dodowa in the Shai Osudoku District of the Greater Accra Region, TheNewsGh.com reports.
John Kyei Baffour and his girlfriend Beatrice Naa Koley had attempted to snatcha Kia Picanto with registration number GS 950-19 from its owner who was using it for Uber services.
According to the police, the duo hired the services of the driver from Adenta Riss junction to Dodowa but on reaching a spot near Dodowa Traditional Council, the man pulled a rope and tied the neck of the driver while the woman also stabbed him twice with a knife trying to snatch the car from him.
In the struggle, the victim managed to overpower both of them despite sustaining some wounds and rushed to the Dodowa police station to lodge an official complaint.
Luck however eluded the escaped suspects when they were arrested in the neighbourhood by some residents who suspected them to be engaged in criminal activities only to be identified as the same persons who had earlier in the day tried snatching a vehicle from its owner.
“They were arrested and brought to the station by a complainant who said suspect John Kyei Baffour and his girlfriend Beatrice Naa koley were seen loitering around his house at Adaam a suburb in Dodowa and when the questioned them ,they could not give any tangible answers and therefore were arrested and brought to the station. It turned out that they are the same persons who had earlier attempted snatching a vehicle”, the police revealed.