News: Crime & Punishment

Farmer Sentenced To 12 Month For Stealing Mining Felts

Saturday, July 4, 2015 A 27 year old farmer has been sentenced to 12 month imprisonment in hard labor by the Tarkwa Circuit Court for stealing felts valued Ghc 7,095.50 belonging to AngloGold Ashante Iduapriem Mine, Tarkwa. The accused person, Richard Mensah pleaded guilty and he was convicted on his own plea. Passi ...

Welder Sentenced To Fifteen (15) Months

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Tarkwa Circuit Court has slapped electrical welder to 15 month imprisonment for stealing one 32 inches plasma television, one OLAF Ludwig DVD and cash sum of GHC 500.00 given the total of GHC 1,600.00, the property of one Francis Aidoo. The accused person, Isaac Quiacoe pleaded guilty to c ...

Impostor Arrested At Korle-Bu Training College

Monday, June 29, 2015 A clear scene of melodrama unfolded On 23rd June 2015 (Tuesday), when members of the interview panel at the Korle-Bu Nursing and Midwifery Training College (NMTC) caught a man who had been impersonating as a member of the institution. The suspec is believed to have extorted m ...

Takoradi Poly Student Remanded For Allegedly Possessing Cannabis Sativa (Indian Hemp)

Friday, June 26, 2015 A 25-year-old student of Takoradi Ploytechnic, Samuel Suleman, has been remanded, into prison custody by the Tarkwa circuit court for being in possession with dried leaves suspected to be cannabis sativa (Indian hemp) without authority. The accused person rsquo;s plea was not taken and he ...

Manager In Court For Money Theft

Friday, June 26, 2015 A 51-year-old Manager, accused of stealing an amount of GHC 898,669.00, the property of Daniel Ofori, Managing Director of DAN TO BE Enterprises, Tarkwa has been granted bail in the sum of GHC 950,000.00 with two sureties by the Tarkwa Circuit Court. The accused person, William Minah is to deposi ...

Court Sentences A Gold Buyer For Defrauding Businessman

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Tarkwa Circuit Court has sentenced a 40yrs old Gold buyer in the sum of one hundred (100) penalty unit equivalents to GHC1,200.00 or in default three (3) years I.H.L for defrauding a Businessman. The accused person, Emmanuel Quaicoo alias Wofa pleaded guilty and he was convicted on his own ...

E-Crime Bureau Inaugurates Board Of Directors

Thursday, June 11, 2015 Cyber security and digital forensics firm, e-Crime Bureau, outdoor will oudoor its Board of Directors at a ceremony at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) on Friday, June 12. The highlight of the event will be a Presentation on ldquo;The State of Cybercrime ...

Zoomlion Worker Sentenced To 7-Years Imprisonment For Defiling 15 Year-Old-Girl

Thursday, June 11, 2015 A 24-year-old Zoomlion Worker, Kwame Danquah, who unlawfully defiled a 15-year-old girl Felicia Achampong at Wasa Akropong has been sentenced to 7 years imprisonment in hard labour by the Tarkwa circuit court. He pleaded guilty and he was convicted on his own plea. Presenting the facts, ...

Two Granted Bail For Stealing Mine Cables And Conveyer Belt

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 Tarkwa District Magistrate Court has granted bail in the sum GHz 15,000.00 with two sureties each to Security man and a forklift operator for allegedly conspired to steal 7 meters Armor, 3 core cable and conveyer belt all value at GHz 9,422.00 the properties of Ghana Manganese Company, Tarkwa Nsuta. ...

Man Jailed 15 Years For Defiling 13 Year Old School Girl

Saturday, June 6, 2015 A 35 years old farmer has been slapped to fifteen (15) years imprisonment in hard labor by the Tarkwa Circuit Court for defiling a 13year old girl. The accused person Emmanuel Kwame Baffo pleaded guilty. Prosecuting, Detective Chief Inspector Oscar Amponsah told the court presided over by Mr. ...

Police Personnel Undergo Cyber security Training Programme

Thursday, June 4, 2015 Thirty Police officers from the Ashanti regional Police command have graduated from a (3)-day intensive Cyber security Training programme dubbed ePolice Academy 2015. The Programme was organised by the Ghana Internet Safety Foundation in partnership with the Christian ...

Robber Rapes Student On Campus

Saturday, May 30, 2015 A female student of Saint Dominic Senior High School (SHS) at Wadie Adwumakase in the Ashanti Region, has allegedly been raped by a suspected robber at gun-point. Kwadwo Dwamena, the alleged rapist, reportedly dragged the victim (name withheld) to the back of a dormitory and forcibly unleashed hi ...

2 Nabbed For Producing Fake Roadworthy Certificates

Friday, May 29, 2015 Kwesi Emmanuel and Patrick Halamgbala in police custody Two men who claim to be workers of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA), Weija branch, have been arrested by the Osu police for allegedly producing fake roadworthiness certificates. The suspects are Emmanuel Kwe ...
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