A 29-year-old trader has been jailed to 20 years in jail for pulling a machete on the Country Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and robbing him and his wife.
The suspect, Mohammed Buzu was found guilty on the two charges of causing harm and robbery and he is to serve five years on causing harm and 15 years for robbery.
The court presided over by Her Honour Mrs. Rosemary Baah Torsu said the punishments are to run consecutively.
This means the convict is to serve a combined 20 years for the two charges.
Two other persons Kenneth Antwi aged 25, and Baffour Adjei Gyimah, 34, all traders who were charged with abetment of crime were discharged by the court.
Prior to the judgment today, the three accused denied the charges and they went through full trial before the court presided over by Mrs. Rosemary Baah Torsu.