An Accra Circuit Court has remanded into custody Justice Meyers, unemployed for stabbing a cold store attendant five times after he had held him to produce a stolen phone.
Meyers charged with robbery pleaded not guilty.
He is to reappear on January 2.
The court presided over by Mrs Abena Oppong Adjin Doku was informed by the Prosecution led by Superintendent Patience Mario that the complainant was Kofi Boateng.
According to prosecution the complainant resides at La but works at Agbogboloshie market in Accra. Meyers also resides at Old Fadama, Accra.
Prosecution said on December 17, this year, at about 0500 hours the complainant visited the market to offload cartons of fish from a cold store in the market.
Due to poor visibility, the complainant put on his infinix note two mobile phone light to assist his vision.
Prosecution said Meyers who was wearing a lady’s dress and had partly covered his face with mask took the mobile phone valued GH₵ 550 cedis.
« A witness raised an alarm and the complainant held Meyers to enable him retrieve his phone. The accused, who was armed with a knife, stabbed the complainant five times in shoulder and behind his neck. »
Prosecution said the complainant raised an alarm and with the help of two security guards at the market, Meyers was nabbed.