Four armed robbers have been sentenced to 72 years in prison by the Awutu Ofaakor Circuit Court for robbing and gang raping a pregnant woman.
The court, presided over by his Honour Ebenezer Osei Darko gave the sentence saying, the suspects were charged on allegations of robberies and raping a woman carrying a four-month-old pregnancy during one of their operations.
The robbers have been identified as 26-year-old Solomon Quaye alias Cee, Edwin Paa Kwesi, 28 years old, Benjamin Mensah, 22, and Paul Sekyi 24 years old.
According to the Awutu Bereku station officer, Chief Inspector Stephen Tamakloe, the robbers from Agbogbloshie in Accra traveled to the Central Region for their activities.
They are said to have raided three houses prior to getting to the abode of the pregnant woman where they stole and had gang sex with her.
Chief Inspector Stephen Tamakloe told Adom FM that one of them was initially arrested in their hideout at Agbogbloshie, and during investigations, he gave away the other three suspects who were apprehended later.
All four suspects received 72 years imprisonment, 18 years each and have been transferred to the Ankaful Prison.
Meanwhile, the pregnant victim and her baby are said to be in good condition