The six persons arrested in connection with the killing of a soldier, Imoro Sherrif, at Ashaiman have been remanded into prison custody.

The six who were arrested between March 9-12, at different locations appeared before the Ashaiman circuit court.

According to police, two of the accused persons attacked the soldier, stabbed him in the arm and bolted with his phone.

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The other four are alleged to have bought the phone of the deceased after it was stolen.

In court on Monday, lawyer for the four who are alleged to have bought the phone prayed the court to grant his clients bail as they cannot be linked with the robbery nor the alleged killing.

But the prosecution opposed the bail application claiming that the accused persons have no permanent place of abode.

The judge after considering the case remanded the four accused persons together with the other two into prison custody to reappear on March 27, 2023.

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Source: Onuaonline.com|Ghana