Archive for Crime

  • May 5, 2021

     A woman...

      A woman who murdered her friend and dismembered her body after she refused to have sex with her, has been jailed for life with a minimum of 23 and a half years.   Gareeca Gordon, 28, murdered Phoenix Netts, also 28, at the property where they both lived in...

  • May 4, 2021

    E/R: Robbers...

    The Begoro District Police Command is searching for some four persons who attacked a Metro Mass Transit bus with registration number GT 3389 – Z at the Begoro police checkpoint in the early hours of Monday, May 3, 2021. The four armed men reportedly robbed the passengers of cash amounting...

  • May 4, 2021

    Fake currency...

    The National Security has busted a 13-member gang involved in the printing and distribution of fake currency notes to unsuspecting victims, mostly foreign nationals. A statement issued by the National Security Secretariat, copied to the Ghana News Agency, said the gang, led by one Yassei Alia, a 45-year-old Syrian resident...

  • May 4, 2021

    Man Jailed...

    A trader, Frank Kwaku Anokye, who defiled his ex-girlfriend’s 10 year-old daughter at Timber Market in Accra, has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court. Anokye, aka, Nyamekye, whiles in a relationship with the victim’s mother, allegedly defiled the victim without the knowledge of the mother....

  • April 30, 2021

    Painter In...

    A 29-year old second hand clothes dealer, Kwadwo Appiah Agyei, who used hot iron to burn his girlfriend‘s body indiscriminately, has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Agyei who is also a painter, charged with causing harm, pleaded guilty. He told the court that he was ironing when a struggle...

  • April 24, 2021

    Police In...

    There is tension in Seikwa in the Bono Region following allegation that a suspect died in police custody. Some officers in Seikwa Police Station reportedly arrested a suspect, called Abu Bukan Bahala, 48, allegedly beat him to death and buried him secretly without informing his family. However, when the family...

  • April 23, 2021

    Thieves now...

    It appears thieves in Ghana have now devised a new ploy to steal personal belongings of passengers in commercial buses. The thieves, per the new strategy, get on board long journey buses at Lorry terminals as passengers but carry out their operation by stealing portable personal belongings mostly mobile phones,...

  • April 23, 2021

    Court jails...

    The Asante Bekwai Circuit Court has sentenced a 29-year-old farm labourer to 15 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a two-and-half year old girl. Kwame Oppong, alias, Kyekyeku, denied the offence but was found culpable after trial. Prosecuting, Detective Chief Inspector Stephen Ofori, told the Court presided over by...

  • April 21, 2021

    C/R: Palm...

    A man believed to be in his 50’s has been found dead with his head missing on a farm at Dunkwa Asoboa in the Upper Denkyira East District of the Central Region. According to reports gathered by Kasapa FM’s Yaw Boagyan, the man was alleged to have been killed and...

  • April 19, 2021

    Teen charged...

    Authorities on Saturday charged a 17-year-old with first-degree murder in the killing of a Lyft driver who had immigrated to the United States from Ghana. Torian Wilson, of the 8500 block of Mora Lane in St. Louis, also was charged with armed criminal action in the shooting death Thursday of...

  • April 19, 2021

    Student Gets...

    A 22-year-old Senior High School (SHS) student, Patrick Nyarkoh who defiled 18-month-old twin-sisters at Nsuta in the Assin South District of the Central Region has been sentenced to o1d imprisonment in hard labour by a Cape Coast Circuit court. The convict, admitted the offence of defilement but claimed he was...

  • April 16, 2021

    “You’re in...

    A viral video shows the moment a white man harassed a black man taking a walk in his own neighbourhood and asked him to walk out of the neighbourhood because ”he doesn’t belong there.”   The white man, Jonathan Pentland, is a United States Army sergeant first class, and he’s...

  • April 16, 2021

    SHS 2...

    A 22-year-old SHS 2 student, Patrick Nyarko who defiled 18-month-old twins has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment. The Assin Fosu Divisional Crime officer DSP Daniel Kwabena Darkoh confirming to EIB Network’s Central Regional Correspondent Yaw Boagyan on Thursday, April 15th said, the accused was arraigned before Cape coast Circuit...

  • April 15, 2021

    Takoradi market...

    One person suspected to be connected to the Takoradi market circle robbery has been shot dead by police. One other person was arrested as part of the Wednesday evening operation. The operation was conducted by a team of officers from the Western Regional Criminal Investigations Department together with SWAT officers...

  • April 15, 2021

    Sekondi: Naval...

    A naval officer with the Eastern Naval Command, Leading Seaman Umar Sahid Abubakar has been detained at Naval Base Sekondi for inflicting knife wounds on the left upper cheek and back waist of one Bernard Ababio, who is Airforce personnel. Leading Seaman Umar Sahid Abubakar lost his temper after he...

  • April 14, 2021

    World Largest...

    Police in the United Kingdom (UK) are reportedly on a search the thief of Darius, the Guinness World Record-holding largest rabbit in the world. Reports say the Guinness World record holder, Darius was stolen from his home in Stoulton. Darius is 4 ft 3 inches long, and weighs 50lbs, DGN...

  • April 14, 2021

    Police Intercept...

    The Bono Regional Police Command has intercepted a bus at Techiman travelling from Kumasi to Niger carrying about 260 parcels of dry leaves suspected to be Indian hemp. Deputy Bono Regional Police commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Baba Saarid Adamu, confirmed the incident to the media in Sunyani and...

  • April 14, 2021

    UCC level...

    A Level 100 student of the University of Cape Coast has been killed by a speeding vehicle of Ayensudo near the UCC Satellite Campus of the Nduom School of Business and Technology, the university has announced in a statement. 19-year-old Priscilla Owusu Achia was in the company of her friends...

  • April 13, 2021

    Robbers attack...

    A daylight robbery at Amanful, a suburb of Takoradi has left residents mesmerized about the “Hollywood” kind of drama staged in the process. Residents say, the robbers trailed the couple from a bank where they had gone to withdraw a colossal amount of money. The couple, suspecting danger, parked their...

  • April 13, 2021

    Fetish priest...

    A Koforidua circuit court presided by Mrs. Mercy Adei-Kotey has granted bail to a fetish priest in the sum of  150,000 Ghana cedis with two sureties – one to be justified for possessing fake money and defrauding by false pretense. The accused, Richard Vormawor, 43, popularly known as Nana Buame,...

  • April 13, 2021

    High Court...

    An Accra High Court has fixed April 20, 2021, to rule on a bail application put in by Prince Charles Dedjoe, a Business Executive, accused of murdering his wife at East Legon, Accra. Dedjoe has been refused bail by the Madina District Court, after being charged for murder. He is...

  • April 12, 2021

    Pregnant Woman...

    Police in Nigeria have arrested a pregnant woman, Dada, for allegedly stabbing her husband, Jonathan to death.   The incident happened on Monday, April 5, 2021. Trouble started after she returned late from work again despite Jonathan’s repeated warning against such. The argument later degenerated into a fight between the...

  • April 11, 2021

    Two Arrested...

    Two suspects, David Awatey Okra, a driver, 22 and Nicholas Amenuvor, 20, have been arrested by the Coaltar Police for possessing bones and a skull suspected to be human remains. According to Police Sergeant Francis Gomado, Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command said, the suspects were arrested...

  • April 10, 2021

    Robber Challenges...

    A suspected robber has challenged a Police Prosecutor over Attorney General’s advice in a case in which he and two others had robbed and raped their victims at gun point. Ismael Akyene aka Israel Nana Damascus told the Kaneshie District Court that he did not understand why he was arraigned...

  • April 8, 2021

    Defilement: Former...

    Trial of a 74-year old Pharmacy Assistant accused of having sex with a 13- year old girl at Chorkor, a suburb of Accra, has begun at an Accra Circuit Court. Stephen Okuley Nii Tetteh, a former Assemblyman of Chorkor-Galilee in Accra, charged with defilement, pleaded not guilty. Tetteh has been...

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