While many concerned citizens of the republic of Ghana calling for harsh and tougher punishment for the suspects (Nicholas and Felix) for their killing a colleague teenager, Ishmael Mensah last week in Kasoa, the Central Regional Police Command has disclosed that the two might not get the punishments some people are expecting.
Per the police, the boys are juveniles and might not get sentenced to more than five (5) years.
PRO for the Central Regional Police command DSP Irene Oppong in an interview with Kumasi based Hello FM monitored by bawkuonline.com said: “In the case of a juvenile, the sentence can’t exceed five years. In some instances, they can be sentenced for only three years and that depends on the discretion of the judge”
“As we speak, there is no documentary evidence to prove whether their ages are 16 or 17. Therefore we are looking forward to getting their weighing cards or birth certificates. In case we do not get any of these, then the police investigator will have to them to an expert to determine their ages“, she ended.
In the interim, the dad of the perished recognized as Frank Mensah Abdallah has pledged to assume control over the laws should the court neglect to condemn the two to life detainment.