Late Ebony’s driver accountable for the vehicle that caused the passing of the hiplife artiste, Priscilla Opoku Kwarteng, nom de plume ‘Midnight’, has been remanded into jail guardianship by the Nkawie Circuit Court.
Okoh Pinehas Chartey was accountable for the Jeep vehicle with enrollment number AS-497-16, which was associated with the mishap that killed the hiplife songstress and two others, at a spot among Nyamebekyere and Nsuta on the Sunyani-Kumasi interstate, on February 08, 2018.
Chartey argued not liable to the charges of perilous driving and driving without permit and would return under the watchful eye of the court managed by Mr Johnson Abbey on March 24, this year.
Police Chief Inspector Jonas Newlove Agyei told the court that the denounced was driving ‘Coal black’ 20, Franklina Maame Yaa Nkansah 27, and Lance Corporal Vondee Atsu Francis 29, from Sunyani to Accra on that pivotal day.
He said when Okoh got to the spot around 2345 hours where there was a pile of sand on his path.
The indictment said, Okoh turned to the next path to try not to run into the sand however lamentably ran into certain railings at the edge of the street slaughtering the three inhabitants of the vehicle.
As per the arraignment, Okoh supported wounds and was raced to the Bechem Government Hospital for treatment.
Boss Inspector Agyei said examinations uncovered that Okoh’s driving permit had lapsed on August 28, 2015, around three years before the mishap.
As indicated by the arraignment upon exhortation from the Attorney General’s Office, the denounced was charged and brought under the watchful eye of the court.