Crime & Law

Kasoa: Teen killers cannot be jailed more than five years – Police reveal

The Central Regional Police Command have disclosed the two teenagers who murdered the 10-year-old boy in Kasoa cannot be sentenced to more than five years.

PRO for the Central Regional Police command DSP Irene Oppong in an interview with Kumasi based Hello FM stated why this was so

“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.

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