In Ghana Groom arrested by police for robbery on wedding day

The suspect, 30-yr-old Aaron Ackah, was arrested on Saturday, April 2, at the Aldersgate Methodist Church while exchanging rings with his bride in the presence of an officiating minister

  • Published:
Groom arrested by police for robbery on wedding day play

The suspect, 30-yr-old Aaron Ackah

(Ghana Web)
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

A groom in Ghana has been arrested on his wedding day and charged with robbery by a Magistrate court in Prestea.

Groom arrested by police for robbery on wedding day play

The suspect, 30-yr-old Aaron Ackah

(Ghana Web)
 

The suspect, 30-yr-old Aaron Ackah, was arrested on Saturday, April 2, at the Aldersgate Methodist Church at West Anaji in the Sekondi/Takoradi metropolis while exchanging rings with his bride in the presence of an officiating minister.

READ: Groom arrested on wedding day after woman shows up in church claiming to be his wife

The groom was allegedly accused of robbing a small scale Chinese miner of ¢18,000 and inflicting knife wounds on the victim's left hand, Ghana Web reports.

The police who had reportedly discovered his identity by getting hold of one of the groom's wedding invitation cards.

Groom arrested by police for robbery on wedding day play

Groom arrested by police for robbery on wedding day

(LIB)

 

It was gathered that the couple had just finished exchanging vows and the minister was about to bless the rings when who policemen in plain clothes gained entrance into the church and took the groom away.

READ: Wedding interrupted after groom's surprised wife shows up during ceremony

His bride, identified as Rebecca Buah had reportedly collapsed after the arrest.

Groom arrested by police for robbery on wedding day play

The suspect, 30-yr-old Aaron Ackah, was arrested on Saturday, April 2, at the Aldersgate Methodist Church while exchanging rings with his bride in the presence of an officiating minister

(LIB)

 

Police Commander for Prestea Hunivalley, Timothy Dassah, told reporters that Ackah had pleaded not guilty to the charges brought against him.

'The suspect has been remanded in police custody till the next court hearing', Superintendent Dassah said.

Watch video of groom arrested on wedding day after woman shows up in church claiming to be his wife

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Nigeria?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +2349055172167, Social Media @pulsenigeria247: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng. More information here.