News: Crime & Punishment

Dangerous Cable Thief Busted At Obuasi

Thursday, April 23, 2015 A combined team of security personnel, working for AngloGold Ashanti and G4Security, has arrested a 24-year-old-man, suspected to be a key member of the Obuasi cable stealing syndicate, which have taken vandalisation and violent stealing as their means of livelihood. The syndicate has elud ...

JHS Student Stabbed

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Final year student of Gyampomani D/A Junior High School, Kwasi Reidorf, popularly known as quot;Shatta quot; has stabbed 17-year-old JHS graduate, Godfred Apraku at Akyem Hemang in the Fanteakwa South Constituency of the Eastern region. According to report the incident took place last Mo ...

Innocent Twins Rescued From Wicked Mother At Dodowa

Monday, April 20, 2015 Five-month-old twins who were abandoned by their 19-year-old mother in a stream at Dodowa in the Greater Accra Region, have been rescued by a good Samaritan. The mother, Bernice Adongo, a Junior High School (JHS) dropout, was arrested after the good Samaritan spotted her dumping her two gi ...
Prosper Gator in police custody.

Wee Dealer Grabbed On MMT Bus

Friday, April 17, 2015 The National Highways police patrol team yesterday apprehended 20- year-old Prosper Gator, a passenger on board a Metro Mass Transit (MMT) bus, with registration number GC 1921-11, for allegedly attempting to transport 16 parcels of compressed dry leaves suspected to be Indian hemp (wee) from Aflao ...

Herdsman, Steel Bender Steal Cattle

Friday, April 17, 2015 A HERDSMAN and a steel bender have been put before an Accra Circui8t Court for allegedly stealing seven cows valued at GH'30,000 belonging to a businessman who left the cattle under their care. The suspects: Divine Gbesogbor and his alleged accomplice Wisdom Ahiakor were instructed by the busines ...
The suspected culprits

Export Cocoa Mixed With Stones

Friday, April 17, 2015 Two persons - a cocoa depot keeper and a purchasing clerk - at Dadieso near Enchi in the Western Region who mixed cocoa beans meant for export with stones, have been jailed five years by a Takoradi circuit court. The dried cocoa beans were loaded from a depot at Dadieso to the Takoradi port to be ...

Nigerian Woman Jailed For Trafficking Girls

Friday, April 17, 2015 THE GENDER Court in Kumasi has sentenced a 29-year-old Nigerian woman to five years in prison, for trafficking four girls from his native country to Ghana. The court found Grace Daniel, who is a suspected prostitute, guilty for transporting the innocent girls, whose ages range from 17 to 21 years ...

Denu Jail Breakers Caged

Thursday, April 16, 2015 The five rearrested suspected criminals who broke jail at the Denu Police Station, near Aflao in the Ketu South Municipality of the Volta Region, have been remanded. The suspects, who appeared before an Aflao circuit court in the same municipality, were remanded after pleading not guilty to the c ...

Jealous Lover Gets 5 Years Over Death Threat

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 An Accra circuit court yesterday handed a five-year jail term to a young driver for threatening to kill his lover, one Georgina Abatey. The convict, Kwabena Gharmoh, could not stand the sight of his girlfriend dancing with another man at a party after an argument between them. Charged with the ...

Armed Men Disrupt Kasoa Landlords Meeting

Monday, April 13, 2015

Jailbreaks Will Continue Till Thy Kingdom Come—Police PRO

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 Head of the Public Affairs Directorate of the Ghana Police Service, Superintendent Cephas Arthur, says the incidents of jailbreaks recorded in the country are nothing new. According to him, even advanced countries occasionally suffer an attempt by prisoners to escape from jail. We shal ...

Ghanaians Arrested In Bolivia Drug Trafficking

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 Two Ghanaians are in the grips of the Police for allegedly aiding a Bolivian narcotic syndicate to smuggle 5.880 kilograms of cocaine from Bolivia to Burkina Faso.The suspects, Alexander Kofi Baah and Shahad Iddrisu were presented before an Accra High court Wednesday.According ...

US Visa fraudster Adoley Brown granted bail but still in custody

Monday, March 30, 2015 The self-acclaimed evangelist, Cindy Naa Adoley Brown who allegedly defrauded 225 people under the pretext of securing them American Visas has been granted bail. However, she is still in Police custody because she cannot raise the money for her bail, Joy News has learnt. We have already sent ...
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