News: Crime & Punishment

Three Suspected Robbers In Police Grip

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 The Greater Accra Regional Police Command has arrested three suspected armed robbers, the suspected robbers include Yussif Salam 26 Welder, Kassim Sani 25 Butcher and Wilson Sulley 22 Fork lift operator. Briefing the media on the arrest, Accra Regional Police Commander, DCOP/ Mr. Christian Tetteh ...

3 Suspected Robbers Nabbed

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 The Regional Police Command has received a tip-off leading to the arrest of Yussif Salam 26, a welder, Kassim Sani 25 butcher and Wilson Sulley 22, a Fork Lift operator. The Greater Accra Regional Police Command on 26th February, 2015 had a tip-off that a gang of robbers were planning to a ...

Soldiers Gun Down Amputee; Beat Mother Unconscious

Monday, March 02, 2015 Residents of Asennua, a community in the Kwabre East District of the Ashanti Region are yet to come to terms with the circumstances under which a 49-year-old man was callously murdered by a suspected group of military personnel and a police officer at his private residence on Thursday night. ...
The suspects and the money found on them

Soldier Nabbed For Robbery

Friday, February 27, 2015 SIX ARMED robbers, including a serving military officer, have been arrested by the Sunyani police patrol team after allegedly robbing a macro finance company at gunpoint at Wenchi in the Brong-Ahafo Region. The notorious armed robbery syndicate, most of whom are said to be on police wanted list, ...

Bloody Alert! Machetes Fly As Thugs Slash, Brutalise Bolga Chiefs

Monday, February 23, 2015 Some elders and sub-chiefs related to the Bolgatanga skin were attacked by some unidentified persons on Saturday February 21, 2015 while heading to the Bolga Naba s Palace to attend a meeting. The machete-wielding attackers who were also armed with crude weapons slashed the elders with the ...

9 Notorious Robbers Grabbed

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 The Greater Accra Regional Police Command has arrested nine of the purportedly most notorious armed robbers in the capital city of Accra, in two separate operations. The nine were paraded before journalists at the Regional Command, preceding a news briefing Monday afternoon. Five of them were ...

GHC735M Tax Fraud: 290 Companies To Be Prosecuted

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 A Presidential staffer, Dr. Clement Apaak has said all companies indicted for evading tax would be dealt with at the right time. Some 290 state agencies and private companies were found to have caused financial loss of 735 million Ghana cedis to the state through tax evasion. These comp ...

Man Kills Wife, Child And Hangs Himself

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 Residents of Kpatalija Kope, a farming community in the Dwarf Island of Kwahu Afram Plains North District in the Eastern Region, woke up to their rudest shock , when a 28-year old fisherman butchered his wife with machete ,strangled his seven- month- old daughter to death and finally hanged himse ...

Police Yet To Effect Arrests After Religious Clashes—Brong Ahafo Police

Monday, February 16, 2015 The Brong Ahafo Regional Police Command says no arrests have so far been made in the region following the unrest between some Muslims and Christians in Atebubu last Friday. Members of the two religious groups reportedly clashed over a disputed piece of land. According to the police, the ...

St Paul’s ‘Gay Students’ Released

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 The two suspected homosexuals of the St Paul s Senior High School in Denu in the Volta region have been released by the Police. The two students were arrested to assist in investigations into the riots that occurred in the school last Friday. A police stray bullet hit the head of a firs ...

21 year old remanded over rape

Sunday, February 08, 2015 Presiding Judge at the Techiman Circuit Court, His Honor Daniel Kwaku Obeng has remanded a 21 year old labourer, Asare Samuel into prison custody for purportedly defiling a thirteen year-old girl.HANDCUFF Detective Inspector Diboro, prosecuting told the court the alleged culprit resides at Jerusa ...

Five Officials Of Bawjiase Orphanage Home Arrested

Tuesday, February 03, 2015 Following the exposé at the Countryside Children s Welfare Home at Awutu Bawjiase in the Central Region, five persons, including the founder of the orphanage, have been arrested. A team from the Headquarters of the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Ser ...
Dr N.K. Ametewee (right) and his younger brother, Francis Ametewee, have been arrested by the police

Dr Ametewee defrauds NHIA of GH¢415,000

Thursday, January 29, 2015 Two persons, one of whom is the Medical Superintendent of the Essikado District Hospital in the Western Region, Dr N.K. Ametewee, have been arrested for allegedly defrauding the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) to the tune of GH 415,439.15. Dr Ametewee, who is a dental surgeon, o ...
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