News: Crime & Punishment

Sacked Ashaiman Mce Was Arrested Over Fraud - Police Confirm

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 Police at the Emef Estate Police Station have confirmed to The Republic that the sacked Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Ashaiman, Mr Numo Adinortey Addison was arrested for allegedly defrauding by false pretense. The defeated parliamentary aspirant of the National Democratic Cong ...

Turkish Expatriate Arrested For Assaulting Ghanaian Worker

Monday, April 18, 2016 The Akyem Oda Police Command has arrested a Turkish expatriate for allegedly assaulting a Ghanaian worker. The Turkish is a management member of the ARDA group company undertaking the Oda-Akwati-Winneba and Cape Coast water project. The suspect is alleged to have assaulted the worker wh ...

Suspected Donkey thief escapes death in Bolga

Monday, April 11, 2016 A suspected Donkey thief today received serious beatings from some angry residents of Sumbrungo a suburb of Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region which could have led to his death had it not been the intervention of the police. The suspect was on his way to Kandiga with a tricycle carrying t ...

37 People arrested for allegedly torturing woman, 70

Monday, April 4, 2016 The Buipe police have arrested 37 people for allegedly torturing a 70-year-old woman at Sankpala whom they accused of being a witch. According to the police, seven of the suspects are alleged to have subjected the woman to severe beatings and also inflicted machete wounds on her in a bid to get ...

Groom arrested at altar; Suspected to be armed robber

Monday, April 4, 2016 A wedding ceremony at the Aldersgate Methodist Church at Anaji in the Sekondi/Takoradi metropolis ended abruptly last Saturday after policemen arrested the bridegroom on suspicion of robbery. The bride, identified only as Becky, collapsed out of shock, while her beloved, Aaron Ackah, aka Damoah, ...

Female armed robbery gang arrested in Kumasi

Friday, March 11, 2016 An all-female suspected armed robbery gang has been arrested in Kumasi by the police. They have been named as Agnes Darkoaa, also known as Maame Yaa and Last Killer, Ernestina Amponsah a.k.a. Akosua Frimpomaa, Mavis Addo a.k.a. Maame Konadu and Sally Sarpong a.k.a. Maame Serwaa. They were said ...

Tarkwa Court Jails Unemployed For Possessing Firearms

Sunday, February 21, 2016 A 20-year-old unemployed has been sentenced to five (5) years imprisonment in hard labour by the Tarkwa Circuit Court for possessing firearms without authority. The accused person Charles Frimpong, pleaded guilty and he was convicted on his own plea. Prosecuting, Detective Chief Inspect ...

Goldsmith And Driver Remanded For Robbery

Thursday, February 11, 2016 Two accused persons, who allegedly robbed a Tema-based engineer off his Toyota Camry saloon car at Dzorwulu, a suburb of Accra, have been remanded into custody by an Accra Circuit Court. The accused persons, Yaw Antwi Boasiako and Kwaku Akorsah, pleaded not guilty to the charge of conspiracy to c ...

Flagstaff House Orders Search, Arrest Of Fraudster

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 The Flag Staff House has ordered for search and arrest of Peter Sowatey, who posed as a National Security operative from the seat of government and defrauded a Chinese national of GHC36, 000. An unimpeachable source at the Flag Staff House told The Chronicle that the order is targeted at c ...

Woman Charged For Inserting Artificial Penis Into Co-Tenant’s Vagina

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 A woman, who allegedly inserted artificial penis into a co- tenant's vagina, after making her drunk on Monday, appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Queenie Akuffo, charged with unnatural carnal knowledge, pleaded not guilty. The Court, presided over by Mrs Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku, admitted Que ...

Beninoise Remanded For Possessing Guns

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 An Accra Circuit Court, presided over by Aboagye Tandoh, has remanded a 41 year old Beninoise national who was apprehended at the Aflao-Lome Border for possessing twelve single barrell guns. The suspect, Dennis Dableou, pleaded not guilty to the charge levelled against him on Tuesday morni ...
Adu Alex Odei and his Indian accomplice, Raj Pal, in police custody

Pastor, Indian Nabbed For Visa Fraud

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 A 31-year-old pastor of Believer's Power Ministry located at Amasaman in the Ga West municipality, has been arrested together with an alleged Indian accomplice for visa fraud. The suspects, Pastor Adu Alex Odei and Raj Pal, allegedly defrauded two Indians of various sums of money, including $ ...

Business Man Petitions IGP Over Police Brutalities

Friday, January 29, 2016 An Accra-based businessman has dragged one Chief Inspector Kingsley Adu of the Legon District Police Command before the Police Intelligence and Professional Standards Bureau (PIPS) for allegedly assaulting him during an arrest. He has called on the acting Inspector General of Police, John ...
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