Archive for Crime

  • September 15, 2021

    Jilted boyfriend...

    A 29-year-old farmer at Akyem-Twapease in the Kwaebibirim Municipality has been sentenced to three years imprisonment for attempting to kill his former girlfriend. The convict, Samuel Kusi will serve his jail term in hard labour. He was also sentenced to three months in jail for intentionally destroying some personal properties...

  • September 14, 2021

    Taxi driver...

    A 35-year-old taxi driver, Felix Ansah, who confessed to allegedly killing several persons for ritual purposes during a live TV programme, has been remanded into police custody. He was remanded on Monday, September 13, 2021, by an Accra Circuit Court presided over by Ms. Rosemond Baah Tosu. The accused is expected...

  • September 13, 2021

    Police arrest...

    The Police have arrested a taxi driver for allegedly killing several persons for ritual purposes. The taxi driver, Felix Ansah, 35, was arrested after he granted an interview to Onua TV on September 2, 2021, where he alleged that he had killed several persons for ritual purposes. Following his admission...

  • September 12, 2021

    Businessman granted...

    A 52-year old businessman has appeared before the Adentan Circuit Court for allegedly defrauding his colleague of 100,000 dollars. Kofi Antwi Nkansah is said to have approached the complainant, Kwasi Agyemang Siaw, to assist him to obtain a loan of 100,000 dollars for his business. Nkansah was to issue cheques...

  • September 11, 2021

    Farmer jailed...

    The Asamakese Circuit Court has sentenced a 40-year-old man to 15 years imprisonment for defiling a 13-year-old girl at Akwatia Zongo. The convict, Aminu Yakubu will serve his jail term in hard labour. He was convicted on his own plea when he was charged with defilement contrary to section 101...

  • September 8, 2021

    3 teenagers...

    The three teenagers arrested in connection with the death of a final year student of the Oppong Memorial Senior High School at Kokofu in the Ashanti Region, are expected to appear before a Bekwai Circuit Court today, Wednesday, September 8, 2021. The three were arrested on Tuesday, September 7, 2021....

  • September 8, 2021

    E/R: Man...

    A 30-year-old carpenter at Okorase a Community near Koforidua in the Eastern region has been arrested by the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) for abducting a 14-year-old girl and defiling her. The man allegedly held the girl for five days and sexually abused her despite pleas from the...

  • September 6, 2021

    High unemployment...

    The Commanding Officer of the Police Service Workshop at the Ghana Police Service, COP Ebenezer Francis Doku, has blamed the increasing armed robbery cases in Ghana on the high rate of unemployment and low level of formal education among the youth. There has been a surge in robbery cases in...

  • September 5, 2021

    Diaso: Five...

    A group of armed robbers who attempted to rob some residents in Diaso in the Upper Dankyira West District of the Central Region were gunned down in a shootout. The shootout between the residents and robbers led to the killing of five armed robbers, while two managed to escape. A...

  • September 4, 2021

    Police arrests...

    On Thursday, 2 September 2021, at about 10:45 am, a team of Special Weapon And Tactics (SWAT) officers from the national police headquarters, upon a tip-off, arrested one Samuel Asante at the Christiansburg Castle Junction area for trading in substances suspected to be narcotics. The suspect, 38, was thoroughly searched...

  • September 2, 2021

    Man charged...

    A 33-year-old man who advertises himself as a real estate agent has been dragged to court for allegedly defrauding a senior military officer of GH¢170,000. Nelson Azaglo is accused of collecting the amount from his supposed victim under the pretext of securing him a 2015 Toyota Prado, a Corolla and...

  • September 2, 2021

    Abesim murder:...

    The second suspect arrested in connection with the Abesim murder case has been released by the police. The identity of the suspect was not released by the police. He was arrested after Richard Appiah, a 28-year-old architect, was nabbed on August 20, 2021 for the alleged murder of three boys...

  • September 1, 2021

    Aflokope-Dove beheading:...

    Police have arrested a third following the beheading of a 13-year old boy at Aflokope-Dove in the Central Tongu District of the Volta Region. The suspect, 60-year-old Elizabeth Adiki Okudjeto, will be arraigned later today [Wednesday], alongside Doe Tsidi and Froda Ekpe who were previously arrested. Their case will be...

  • September 1, 2021

    Two suspected...

    Two suspected armed robbers who were arrested by the Bono East Regional Police Command during a dawn swoop on Friday, August 27, 2021 in Gulumpe along the Kintampo – Tamale highway are set to appear before the Techiman Circuit court. The two, who were part of a gang of 8...

  • August 31, 2021

    Police arrest...

    A 36-year-old woman and her 15-year-old son are in the grips of the Koforidua Police command for allegedly killing her husband at Asamanketewa near Nkurakan in the Okere district. The key suspect, Mavis Adwoa Amponsah, and three other accomplices including her brother, Kofi Dennis allegedly used a pestle to hit...

  • August 30, 2021

    Zimbabwean Man...

    In a tragic development, a Beitbridge man decided to end his life after suspecting that his wife was cheating on him. Timothy Ndou (51) under Chief Situdze’s area committed suicide by hanging himself on Monday at around 3 PM. According to reports, Ndou had a long-running dispute with his wife Happiness...

  • August 30, 2021

    Walewale Police...

    Police at Walewale in the North East Region have stormed several communities along the Walewale-Bolgatanga highway following a robbery attack on Saturday. The operation led by the Regional Commander was carried out on Sunday in response to the attack on a number of passengers travelling who were said to be...

  • August 30, 2021

    Assin Fosu:...

    The Assin Fosu Divisional Police Command on Thursday, 26 August 2021 have arrested 23-year-old Joseph Amoah for hanging suspected human parts on his window for unspecified reasons. The suspected human parts according to the Police have since being removed and same preserved at the St. Francis hospital morgue, Assin Fosu,...

  • August 30, 2021

    Muslim TV...

    The Ghana Police Service has killed two suspects and arrested four others for their alleged involvement in a recent highway robbery on the Kintampo-Buipe-Tamale highway which resulted in the killing of London-based Muslim TV journalist Syed Taaley Ahmed, who was working on a documentary in northern Ghana. The killed suspects...

  • August 29, 2021

    E/R: Man...

    Police in Eastern Region have arrested the man who allegedly murdered his wife and two children, and locked them in a room. 40-year-old Emmanuel Kofi Gafa was arrested at his hideout at Nyanoa ba farming Community. The Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command DSP Ebenezer Tetteh told...

  • August 29, 2021

    E/R: School...

    A Proprietor of a Private Basic School and owner of a football academy has been shot dead by unknown assailants at Pokrom, a peri-urban community in the Akuapem South District of the Eastern Region. The incident occurred Friday, August 27, 2021 at about 10:00 pm. The deceased, 35, has been...

  • August 28, 2021

    4 men...

    The Chief of Gomoa Adzintem in the Central Region, Nana Obrempong Essel Andoh has threatened to wage war against armed men who gang-raped a 13-year-old girl in his community if the police fail to arrest and bring them to book. According to a report by Citinewsroom.com, the four-armed men inflicted cutlass wounds...

  • August 27, 2021

    E/R: Evangelist...

    A 30-year-old Evangelist has been remanded by a Koforidua Circuit Court in the Eastern region for administering locally manufactured cannabis to his 43-year-old ex-girlfriend. The accused person Evangelist Samuel Ofosu resides in Akyem Kukurantumi while the victim (name withheld) is a trader and resides in Koforidua. The Prosecuting Officer Chief...

  • August 26, 2021

    Ashanti Region:...

    A total of 522 suspected criminals have been picked up by the Ashanti Regional Police Command. This was after the Police embarked on separate swoops in 44 of its districts in the past few weeks. Armed police officers raided some hideouts of criminals, destroyed and set them ablaze as part...

  • August 26, 2021

    Abesim murder:...

    A team of clinical psychologists from the counselling unit of the Ghana Police Service headquarters on Wednesday had sessions for the families whose relatives were murdered at Abesim in the Sunyani municipality of the Bono Region. The exercise, directed by the acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akuffo...

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