News: Crime & Punishment

Fake Military Major Busted In Kumasi

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 The Ashanti Regional Police have arrested a man for impersonation. 36-year-old Fiifi Medici is currently in the grips of the police for posing as a military officer with the ranking of major at the Vienna City Club in Kumasi. A twenty Ghana cedi note (GH cent;20.00) suspected to be counter ...

Man Gets 12 Years For Defilement

Friday, May 15, 2015 A 37 year old man has been handed a 12 year jail term after confessing in an Accra Circuit Court that he defiled a 15 year old girl on two occasions that her mother sent her to him. The accused person Michael Jacobson agreed with the court presided over by Mrs. Rita Budu-Agyemang that he was guil ...

Suspected Killers Of African Americans Denied Bail

Friday, May 15, 2015 An Accra Magistrate Court has thrown out the bail application for all the six suspects accused of murdering two African Americans. The bodies of the deceased persons - MamelinaDiop, 75, and Nzinga Jaana, 69 - were exhumed last week after they went missing at Akwamu in the Eastern region. ...

Killers Of African Americans Charged For Murder

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Six people including, three Americans have been charged for the murder of two African Americans at Akwamu in the Eastern region. Five of the accused, Nana Appia-Nti III, a mechanic, Nana Obiri Yeboah, a farmer, Brenda Kareema Mohammed, a pensioner, Yazid Alazim Mohammed, a businessman and ...

Robbers inflict machete wounds on innocent Sepe-Timpom residents

Saturday, May 9, 2015 The Inhabitants of Sepe Timpom in the Asokore Mampong Municipality of the Ashanti region say they feel insecure living in the area because of the sudden surge of armed robbers there. They complain of how thieves attack them and take away their belongings. A 55 year old woman Aunty Agie was rec ...
Francis Jude Kwamena Aboagye

Teacher Murdered In Kpando

Thursday, May 7, 2015 The Homicide Unit of the Ghana Police Service has taken over the remains of the teacher whose decapitated body was found in a forest at Kpando-Agudzie over the weekend. The homicide unit took over the case yesterday from the Kpando police to continue investigations into who were behind the horrid ...
Dr Ali- Gabass

Court Orders Ali Gabass To Open Defence

Thursday, May 7, 2015 The gender-based Violence Court in Accra has thrown out a submission of no case application filed by lawyers of gay doctor Sulley Ali Gabass. Gabass 39; counsel wanted the judge to free his client because they argue there was no case for him to defend. However, the court ruled on Thursday the ...

Robber Gunned Down

Thursday, May 7, 2015 A suspected armed robber, Simeon Offei, 35 years old, has met his untimely death while his supposed accomplice, Seth Tetteh, 28, was also shot on his left leg when a mob attacked them at Somanya in the Yilo Krobo Municipality of the Eastern Region. The body of the deceased has been deposited at t ...

No Burial For Lynched Robber

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 Police and family members are having a hard time finding a burial place for a suspected armed robber after two communities opposed attempts to bury the lynched young man on their lands. The deceased was one of the two suspected criminals who were set on fire after they were beaten to pulp by angr ...

Armed Robbers Attack Passengers On Tatale Road

Monday, May 4, 2015 Armed Robbers attacked passengers of Metro Mass Transit and two Benz buses travelling from Tatale to Yendi and Tamale on Sunday. The incident happened near Bikokonlinbi between Tatale and Zabzugu road at about 2:30am. The armed robbers managed to collect mobile phones, cash and other be ...

Robbers Attack Churches

Monday, May 4, 2015 Suspected armed robbers have raided two churches in Suhum in the Eastern region. The affected churches, the Assemblies of God Church and the Emmanuel Presbyterian Church were robbed on Thursday and Saturday respectively. The Suhum municipal Police Commander Supt. Yahaya muchiraru who co ...

3 Jailed 60yrs For Robbery 

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Three persons were yesterday sentenced to a total of 60 years imprisonment by an Accra circuit court for their involvement in two separate robberies in Sowutuom in Accra. They are Emmanuel Amponsah, unemployed; Isaac Akwei, unemployed and Patrick Kuffour, a petty trader. The prosecution, led b ...

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 ...
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