Eyram Botwe, 20years, a pillion, was arrested yesterday Wednesday January 19, 2022 by members of Agorve Community after the suspect poured powdered pepper into the eyes of the rider and attempted to rob a Haojue Motorbike from a commercial motorbike rider at Agorve.
Eyram Botwe, engaged the services of a commercial rider to convey him from AKatsi to Agorveh in the Volta region. On reaching a section of the road near Agorveh township, the suspect carried out the planned nefarious act by
poured powdered pepper into the eyes of the rider causing both suspect (pillion) and the rider to fall to the ground.
Just then, suspect whose plan was to rob, attempted to escape with the motorbike abandoning the rider to his fate.
A shout for help by the victim attracted the community members who came to his aid and his subsequent arrest.
Meanwhile these attacks per similar modus operandi have become a trend in the region and commercial motor riders must guard against such situations.
Suspect is currently in Police custody assisting investigation and will be put before court.
_Story by Frank Kwame Abbor_