Archive for Crime

  • November 24, 2020

    N/R: One...

    One person has died after he was accidentally shot by his colleague at Baguru in the Karaga constituency of the Northern Region. The deceased who is yet to be identified is believed to be a supporter of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). The incident which happened on the evening of...

  • November 24, 2020

    Police grab...

    At least 90 suspected criminals, including two females, have been arrested by the police from their hideouts in separate swoops in parts of Accra, Friday dawn. The exercise conducted by Amasaman, Madina, Adenta, Teshie, Tesano and Abokobi Police commands in Greater Accra, was to clamp down on criminal activities. Quantities...

  • November 21, 2020

    Major Mahama:...

    Parties in the trial of 14 alleged murderers of the late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama have agreed for the trial to resume on December 10, 2020. The parties agreed that hearing notices should be sent to the Prison Authorities for the release of the accused for the continuation of the...

  • November 19, 2020

    Self-acclaimed spiritualist...

    A 34-year-old Mallam is in the grips of the Central Regional Police Command for allegedly murdering a 24-year-old woman at a hotel at Ofaakor in the Greater Accra Region. Suleman Mumuni Tanko, the self-acclaimed Mallam, who was suspected to have lured the woman to the hotel under the pretext of...

  • November 18, 2020

    Farmer jailed...

    A Koforidua Circuit Court in the Eastern Region has convicted a farmer to five years imprisonment for inflicting cutlass wounds on his friend over a Ghc5 worth of bread. The convict – Richard Aku alias Dadabi was convicted on his own plea of guilty when arraigned before court and charges...

  • November 18, 2020

    Police Foil...

    The police have foiled robbery at the Okpoi Gonno branch of the Access Bank, by six masked armed men, in Accra, last Sunday dawn. This follows an earlier robbery a month ago, at the same bank, at the Lashibi branch, where unspecified amount of cash was robbed from the bank’s...

  • November 18, 2020

    Mother, Children...

    METRO A woman and her children have been sentenced to 38 years imprisonment on Monday, by a Benin High Court, Edo State for trafficking a 19-year-old girl to Russia for sexual exploitation The two siblings, Mr Endurance Ehiozee, 37, and Miss Vivian Ehiozee, 31, were sentenced to 14 years’ each without option of...

  • November 14, 2020

    E/R: Cable...

    The Koforidua Circuit Court presided over by Her Honour Mercy Addei Kottey has convicted a cable thief to four years imprisonment. The convict -32-year-old Isaac Zaah, was convicted on his own plea of guilty on charges of unlawful damage, unlawful entry and stealing. The facts of the case presented to...

  • November 12, 2020

    Spiritualist poisons...

    The Kasoa Ofaakor District Police Command has arrested a 35-year-old spiritualist Mallam Suleman Mumuni Tanko popularly known as Malam TK for allegedly poisoning to death a 24-year-old accountant Anita Walters in a hotel room and absconding with her $10,000. The deceased was an accountant at Power Hydraulic company in the...

  • November 12, 2020

    Driver jailed...

    A 30-year-old driver who defiled his wife’s 11-year-old niece at Klagon in the Tema West Municipality has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court. Michael Fotsu, charged with defilement, pleaded guilty. According to Fotsu, he was fast asleep but suddenly woke up only to realize that...

  • November 11, 2020

    Nurse whose...

    A healthcare worker has been rearrested on suspicion of murdering eight babies.Neonatal nurse Lucy Letby is under investigation in connection with the attempted murder of nine other babies at the neonatal unit at the Countess of Chester Hospital. She is currently in custody assisting officers with their enquiries. Cheshire Constabulary...

  • November 10, 2020

    Obuasi: Court...

    The Obuasi Circuit Court has remanded the 23-year-old suspected armed robber who allegedly attempted to rape his 24-year-old woman and had his penis bitten by the victim at Abompe in the Obuasi Municipality of the Ashanti region. The suspect, Emmanuel Arkon, was charged with robbery and rapping. His plea was...

  • November 10, 2020

    Man jailed...

    A Circuit Court in Accra has sentenced a 38-year-old welder to 20 years imprisonment for defiling a five-year-old girl in a car at Spintex, a suburb of Accra. John Appew is said to have taken the victim to the car under the pretext of teaching her how to drive but...

  • November 8, 2020

    Father Rapes...

    UGANDA – Police has arrested a heartless man, David Onyang, for allegedly slaughtering his 9-year-old daughter, Angela Imuria after defiling her. According to the crime preventer in Uganda, he got information that Onyang haw cut off the daughter’s head, upon reaching they found the body of the child lying lifeless...

  • November 7, 2020

    District Court...

    Twenty-three more alleged secessionists have been put before the Kaneshie District Court for allegedly launching an attack on the Mepe and Aveyime Police stations. The accused were said to have overpowered police officers and broken into their armories and made away with 17 AK-47 assault rifles, five pump action guns,...

  • November 4, 2020

    Banker jailed...

    An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a banker to two years imprisonment with hard labour for stealing GH¢499,022.10 belonging to the CAL Bank Limited. Leslie Afotey, after stealing the money in 2018, refunded GHS128,022.10 out of GH¢160,000 he won from betting. He pleaded not guilty to the charge of stealing...

  • November 2, 2020

    2 Ghanaians...

    Two Ghanaians residing in the U.S are expected to serve a total of eight years in jail for their involvement in a romance scam. The criminals have also been ordered by a court to return whopping sums of money they stole in the process. Kahad Al Wuupini, 35 and Thomas Inkoom,...

  • November 2, 2020

    Walewale police...

    Police in Walewale have arrested a gang of three suspected robbers in a broad daylight robbery operation on a section of the Tamale – Bolga highway. The North East Region Police confirmed the suspects, at about 11am Monday, had mounted a roadblock on the highway between Wulugu and Karimenga where...

  • October 30, 2020

    Three shot...

    Three people have reportedly been shot in broad daylight robbery at Alabar in Kumasi in the Ashanti region. The incident happened Friday, October 30, 2020. Eyewitnesses say one of the victims is believed to be dead while the two others have been rushed to Manhyia government hospital with gunshot wounds....

  • October 30, 2020

    A/R: Sky...

    The Chief Executive Officer of Sky Petroleum filling station at Asuadei in the Ahafo Ano South East District of the Ashanti region, Alhaji Abubakar Sadick, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen. The incident occurred on Wednesday, 28 October 2020 around 5:00pm. The four unmasked men stormed the fueling station...

  • October 24, 2020

    6 Armed...

    Six armed robbers who attacked the Compass Oleum filling station at Akame on the Accra-Aflao road and their accomplice have been slapped with a total of 230 years’ imprisonment by the Ho High Court. The convicts, Philip Awu, alias Flat Body; Kofi Avorkah, Ebenezer Mensah, alias Vulture; Hebron Dotsey, Paul...

  • October 23, 2020

    Beef up...

    Dr Mohammed Ibn Chambers, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel, has asked Ghanaian authorities to beef up security at the borders in order to clamp down the smuggling of illicit arms into the country. He stated that security...

  • October 23, 2020

    Serve hearing...

    An Accra High Court has ordered that a hearing notice be served personally on the lawyer of the alleged killers of J.B.Danquah Adu (member of parliament) so he could appear in court. The Court tasked the Court’s Registrar to ensure that there was proof of service before the next court...

  • October 23, 2020

    EndSARS protest:...

    Nigerian actress, Uche Elendu, has revealed how her shop was broken into by hoodlums during the EndSARS protests in Nigeria. According to her, these looters vandalised her shop in Marwa Lekki in Lagos making away with items worth N100m. Sharing photos of her shop on Instagram she wrote, “was still trying to...

  • October 20, 2020

    E/R: Man...

    A man believed to be about 25 years of age has been lynched in Adweso Mile -50 junction area in the Eastern Regional Capital, Koforidua. The naked body of the victim was found on the streets early Monday morning. Police investigators examination and inspection of the body revealed deep cuts...

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