Bolt drivers are mostly trusted and their way of service is always smooth and amazing, they make sure that their customers get to their destination with no threat. But not all these drivers can be trusted since most of them is connected to fraud and bad habits, whiles others are murdering their customers, others are also stealing from their customers leading to fear.
A bolt driver is set to face jail after stealing from an innocent female passenger in Accra sometime ago.
According to reports, a 27- year– old Bolt driver namely Atsu Kwame, stole from a passenger namely Elizabeth Nyamavor (32) who is a nurse at Ashaiman in Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Due to this, he is said to be spending 6 months in jail given by the Ashiaman District Court.
According to a statement made by Chief Inspector Aperweh to the court, he delivered how everything occured below:
” On July 8, 2021 at about 2: 30pm, the complainant requested for the services of Bolt transport to be taken from Lebanon Zone 4 to Sanko 4 Junction on the Michel Camp road. the complainant applied for the services online and the accused was the driver sent by Bolt to provide the service. She boarded the said Bolt car to pick her children from school before going home. When they got to the school, the complainant got out of the car and asked the accused to wait while she goes to bring the children, while leaving the vehicle, She left her bag containing the items mentioned above in the car of the accused. When she returned with the children, she realised that the accused had left with the items. On July 31 at about 11: 00 am, the complainant went to Community 22 Police Station and lodged a formal complaint. Police instituted investigation into the matter. Bolt was immediately contacted with the details of the said vehicle to furnish police with the driver’ s details, which was obliged. It was revealed that the accused was a spare driver who was temporarily engaged by one Bright Appiah, the official driver of the said vehicle. ”
” The accused was arrested at Dansoman in Accra. He admitted the offence in his caution statement and stated that he spent the GH¢402 and dumped the school uniform, the sandals, and the ID card on the roof ceiling of his mothers’ shop and also sold the mobile phone to a man at Dansoman. He then led police to Dansoman where complainant’ s phone, UBA, SSNIT and voters’ ID cards were recovered. He was then charged with the offence of stealing and put before the court. ” He concluded.
The people are urged by the district police commander to be very vigilant and careful about these drivers not to become victims to their plans. .
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