Bukom Banku Court throws out assault case against boxer

The court presided over by Justice Stephen Owusu, threw out the case on the basis that the complainant Martha Nelson had presented the court with a letter seeking for an out of court settlement.

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An Accra Magistrate Court has thrown out an assault case brought before it against popular Ghanaians boxer Brimah Kamoko better known as Bukom Banku.

The court presided over by Justice Stephen Owusu, threw out the case on the basis that the complainant Martha Nelson had presented the court with a letter seeking for an out of court settlement.

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Bokum Banku was charged for unlawful assault on the complainant Marth on August 11 this year at Jamestown a suburb of Accra.

The 38 boxer was arraigned before the court after assaulting the hairdresser who refused to kiss him when he demanded.

Banku assaulted and destroy Martha’s phone at her saloon when she refused to kiss him.

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This is not the first time the boxer has been drag to court for assault.

The boxer was arrested and detained for assaulting four ladies in March 2016.


Boxer Braimah Kamoko popularly known as Bukom Banku has been brought before a circuit court for an assault.

The 38-year-old boxer is reported to have assaulted a hair-dresser in Bukom.

According to a source who spoke to Pulse.com.gh, the Cruiseweight boxer assaulted Martha Nelson, a hair dresser, for refusing to kiss him in spite of the efforts he did to catch her attention.

Banku reportedly slapped the accused twice, punched her right ribs and damaged her mobile phone.

The incident reportedly happened on 11th August, 2016.


Braimah Kamoko, an undefeated Ghanaian boxer, rose to prominence by winning a bronze medal in the Heavyweight 1999 All-Africa Games organized in Johannesburg, South Africa from 10 September to 18 September.

He won the WBO Africa Light Heavyweight title in 2011, and the WBO Africa Cruiserweight title in 2012. Between 2013 and 2015, Kamoko fought only once in over two years, however, and his boxing career appeared at a standstill, having not left Africa to fight a world class opponent, and inactivity.

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