LilWin could face up to 5 years imprisonment if found guilty

A photo of lilwin from court premises with a police officer

Kwadwo Nkansah Lilwin, a Kumawood actor could face up to five in prison or a fine following his involvement in an accidentwhich has reulted the loss of three-year-old child, according to Mr Kpebu, a legal practitioner.

Lil Win has earlier already arrested and charged with careless and inconsiderate driving and granted a bail of Gh 50,000 with to sureties.

Mr Kpebu in an interview with Joy Fm, sighted that fines are typical in such cases, imprisonment is possible, expecally resulting in a death of a child.

“In terms of penalties, imprisonment is possible, but fines are typically imposed. However, in particularly severe cases, imprisonment can occur, and it can be up to five years,” he said.

Mr. Kpebu emphasized the need for stronger punishment to deter reckless drivers in Ghana, where road accidents claim over 2000 lives annually.

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He believes a stricter sentence would send a strong message and promote road safety.

“We don’t often charge them with manslaughter. So, is it reckless, dangerous driving, etc.? Yes. Over the past decade, more than 2000 people have died annually in road accidents. Yet, we don’t see drivers being imprisoned for years.”

Lil Win was granted bail of Gh 50,000 with two sureties by the Asokore Mampong District Court following his arrest on Monday, June 3.

Lil Win was taken into custody by Motor Traffic and Transport Department officers of the Manhyia Divisional Command shortly after being discharged from the hospital.

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His arrest is connected to a recent accident involving a vehicle he was driving, which tragically resulted in the death of a three-year old boy.

The family of the deceased had intensified calls for justice, but police cited ill-health as the reason for the delay in his arrest. Lil Win has been charged with dangerous driving and negligently causing harm.

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