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Uber driver remanded for robbing passenger

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An Uber driver, Samuel Bekoe, who allegedly robbed a passenger at Airport City, Accra, has been remanded in police custody to appear again on February 12, by an Accra circuit court.
Prosecuting, Superintendent (Supt) Patience Mario told the court that at about 4p.m, on Novmber 22, 2018, the complainant, Nancy Biaku, made a request on Uber App service from Airport City to Nungua Brigade near Tema.
The court, presided over by Aboagye Tandoh heard that on reaching the complainant’s destination, she paid GHc18 as fare and when she wanted to alight from the vehicle the accused attempted to snatch her purse.
According to Supt Mario, a scuffle ensued between the driver and the victim and in the process, Bekoe stabbed her with his key, pushed here out of the car, and robbed the complainant of her Infinix Note 2 mobile phone.
Supt Mario said a report was made to the police and investigation led to the arrest of Bekoe on January 11, 2019.
Prosecution said the accused person told the police he sold the phone at Kwame Nkrumah Circle, but could not lead them to retrieve it.

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