Archive for Crime

  • December 2, 2021

    Tragic As...

    Reports indicate that the incident happened on Kulup Street, off Ekrejegbo in the Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state, Nigeria. Sources said trouble started when the deceased, who slept outside the matrimonial home the previous night, returned home on Monday to be confronted by his angry wife. It...

  • December 2, 2021

    9 Burkina...

    The Central Regional Police Command has arrested nine Burkina Faso nationals at Abura, a suburb of Cape Coast, in connection with the kidnapping of one Salmane Tchaboutchou. The arrest followed a complaint from the Chief of the Zombrama Community in Central Region and resident of Abura, Osman Dawda, that Salmane...

  • December 2, 2021

    Three Town...

    A final year student of Three Town Senior High School at Denu in the Volta Region has been sentenced to four years in prison with hard labour. The convict, 19-year-old Gilbert Akakpo, stabbed his teacher, John Akey Kwashi, with a cutter on his left upper arm on August 11, 2021....

  • December 2, 2021

    I’ve been...

    Prof Elsie Effah Kaufmann, the Quiz Mistress of the National Science & Maths Quiz – an annual science and mathematics content-based national level quiz competition for senior high schools in Ghana – has claimed she is receiving death threats. Dr. Elsie revealed on Kessben TV after the tense 2021 NSMQ...

  • November 29, 2021

    Man convicted...

    Anthony Broadwater and author Alice Sebold. Photos: AP/Getty Aman who spent 16 years in jail for the rape of award-winning author Alice Sebold has been exonerated after flaws in his case were exposed during the production of a film of the author’s memoir. Anthony Broadwater broke down in tears Monday...

  • November 29, 2021

    Motorbike Thief...

    The Ashaiman District Court has sentenced John Gospel, a 19-year-old driver’s mate, to 24 months imprisonment for stealing a motorbike. The court presided over by Mrs Eleanor Kakra Banes Botchway sentenced the accused on his plea of guilty to both counts of unlawful entry and stealing. The convict was sentenced...

  • November 25, 2021

    I’ll Keep...

    While people are running away from abusive relationships, others prefer to stay in them till they finally meet their maker. This is the issue of a young woman who took to Facebook in September to reveal how her boyfriend physically abused her. He beat her till all her face became...

  • November 23, 2021

    Police arrest...

    The Ejura District Police Command has arrested five persons, including a 14-year-old juvenile over robbery attacks on highways linking Nkoranza and Techiman in the Bono East region and Ejura Sekyedumase Municipal area in the Ashanti region. In press release dated November 23, 2021, the Police announced that the arrest took...

  • November 23, 2021

    Police on...

    The Volta Regional Police is on a search for a man who is suspected to have killed his girlfriend and kept her body in a double-decker refrigerator at Ho-Fiave. Public Relations Officer for the region command, DSP Afia Tenge says neighbours of the suspect broke into his building after they...

  • November 22, 2021

    Konongo-Odumase SHS...

    The Konongo District Court will later today, Monday, November 22, 2021, continue hearing the case of the five juveniles arrested in connection with the death of a first-year student of the Konongo-Odumase Senior High School. According to the police, the students went on a bullying spree on Friday, November 5,...

  • November 21, 2021

    Collins Awuku,...

    A Prisoner by name Collins Awuku aged 27 met his untimely death when he bolted from a Police vehicle that was transporting himself and other prisoners to serve their prison sentences. According to the Police, upon reaching the Odorkor Traffic light and the traffic light showed red the convict removed...

  • November 20, 2021

    Court remands...

    The Tamale Magistrate Court has remanded four kidnapping suspects believed to be of Fulani extraction into prison custody. The suspects, Ayuba Issah 19 and Shaibu Amadu 20 with two others are to reappear on December 2. The court presided over by His Worship Amadu Issifu Sulley remanded the suspects to...

  • November 20, 2021

    UK-based Ghanaian...

    A jealous woman doused her sleeping boyfriend with acid and then attacked him a second time while he was lying wounded after mistakenly believing he was having an affair. Esther Afrifa, 28, who has been jailed for 14 years, bought a liter of sulphuric acid from the Internet and left...

  • November 19, 2021

    Man drugs...

    AN 18-year-old teenager has been arrested after he allegedly drugged his friend before r__aping her after giving the 14-year-old girl a drink laced with a drug as a birthday present. The teenager who lives in Spitzkop Medium Suburb in Gwanda was not asked to plead when he appeared before Gwanda...

  • November 18, 2021

    Ashanti: Suspected...

    The Ashanti Regional Police Patrol team on Tuesday, November 17, 2021, gunned down two armed robbers, arrested one, and retrieved an AK 47 assault rifle when the team encountered an armed gang robbing traders on the Manso-Nkwanta road. The Police in a statement assured that it will “get these criminally...

  • November 18, 2021

    Man shares...

    He was nearly burnt alive by his biological parents for choosing a wife, as against the mystery woman his parents presented to him. This is the story of a Rwandan indigene, identified as Mugabarigira Jean Claude, who is struggling on a daily basis with painful sores as a result of...

  • November 17, 2021

    Tarkwa: Prophetess...

    Residents of Akyempim in the Tarkwa Municipality of the Western region were on Monday evening horrified following the murder of Prophetess Rose Boafo of the local Word of Knowledge Church. Prophetess Mrs Rose Boafo was murdered by unknown assailants at about 4pm at the premises of her church at Akyempim...

  • November 16, 2021

    Pastor arrested...

    Chris Simon Amadi, the pastor of the New Generation Church, Shalom Mercy Ministry, allegedly strangled his 30-year-old wife, Solution, to death and attempted to flee. According to Instablog9ja, family sources told journalists that the incident occurred on Tuesday, November 9 in their home at Mbodo Community, Aluu, Rivers State, following...

  • November 15, 2021

    C/R: Man...

    A man believed to be in his late 40’s has been killed and dumped at the Kasoa Obom Lorry Station in the Awutu Senya East Municipality of the Central Region. Information gathered by EIB Network Central Regional Correspondent Yaw Boagyan indicates that the deceased was assaulted at Kasoa High tension,...

  • November 13, 2021

    Man murders...

    A man reported to be 26-years-old has allegedly murdered his grandparents at New -Town Extension a suburb of Sunyani in the Bono Region. The bizarre incident occurred on Friday, November 12, 2021, at about 5:00 am. The suspect has been identified as Kojo Kyere while the murdered grandparents are J.K...

  • November 9, 2021

    3 persons...

    The Asamakese Circuit Court has sentenced three persons each to 10 years imprisonment for possessing narcotics without lawful authority. The convicts include Kwadwo Gyimah, Kwadwo Yirenkyi and Charles Apraku. They will serve their jail term in hard labour. Kwadwo Gyimah was arrested in Akim Swedru on January, 9, 2019, with...

  • November 8, 2021

    5 Konongo...

    Five students of the Konongo Odumase Senior High School in the Ashanti Region, will be put before the Konogo District Court today, Monday, in connection with the stabbing of a 15-year-old first-year student to death. According to a police statement, the students went on a bullying spree on the night...

  • November 7, 2021

    Child Rapist...

    A 23-year-old man, Patrick Kwame Agyapong, who sexually assaulted a five-old girl, has been jailed for 15 years by a circuit court in Bekwai in the Ashanti Region. The convict, a mason apprentice, pleaded guilty to one count of defiling a child less than 16 years of age, contrary to...

  • November 7, 2021

    25-year-old trader...

    The Ashaiman Circuit Court presided over by Mr Richard Delali Anku has remanded a 25-year-old trader, Jacob Akudzi into police custody for inflicting cutlass wounds on a sprayer at Ashaiman. Akudzi pleaded guilty with explanation to the charge of causing harm contrary to section 69 of the Criminal Offences Act...

  • November 6, 2021

    Teenage driver’s...

    A 14-year-old driver’s mate has been remanded into a juvenile cell by the Ashaiman District Court for allegedly stealing a Toyota Fish minibus worth GH₵65,000. Nana Yaw Osei Agyeman, the accused juvenile, was remanded by the court presided over by Mrs Kakra Banes Botchaway after he pleaded guilty to the...

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