Driver fined for destroying fence wall at President Akufo-Addo’s residence

A 46-year-old driver who drove into the fence mass of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s home at Nima has been fined GHS960, or in default, serve an eight-week prison term.

Identified as Antaru Issaka,he is additionally said to have obliterated a utility pole near the President’s home.

Issaka has been charged with careless and inconsiderate driving, causing damage, driving without a licence, use of a motor vehicle with an expired licence policy and use of a motor vehicle with an expired roadworthy certificate, pleaded guilty.

The court, presided over by Ms. Ama Adomako Kwakye, convicted Issaka on his plea and sentenced him accordingly.

Indicting, Sergeant Apeweh Achana said on May 15, 2021, at about 3:30 pm, Issaka, a specialist, was driving a Mercedes-Benz ML 320 with registration number GS 5885 Z from Nima indirect, heading towards Nima Junction through the El-Waleed Bin Talaa street.

Sergeant Achana said on arriving at a segment of the street close to the home of President Akufo Addo, Issaka asserted that the vehicle’s brake “fizzled” and to try not to hit the vehicles before him, he veered off the street and slammed into the fence mass of the President’s home, making harm the divider and an electricity pole.

Arraignment said during examinations, the charged was discovered to be an unlicensed driver.

Once more, indictment said the vehicle’s protection strategy had additionally terminated, and it had no roadworthy declaration.

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