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Residents butcher suspected armed robber at Akokwaso

32-year-old suspected armed robber Francis Eddy has been butchered by some residents at Akokwaso a suburb of Jacobu of the Amansie Central District of the Ashanti Region. An eyewitness speaking to Kumasi based Abusua FM’s Osei Kwadwo said Francis Eddy was butchered when the residents of Akokwaso saw him walking in a bush. The residents having recorded several robbery incidents ...

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Middle school PE teacher arrested for sex with student

A former middle school gym teacher was arrested Monday for a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Monday. Shawnetta D. Reece, 40, of Blairsville, was sexually involved with the student in 2013, the agency said in a news release. Reece was arrested after the Union County Sheriff’s Office received information on the alleged relationship, ...

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Two in court for splashing nude pictures of an actress on the internet

A beautician who out of jealousy splashed her boyfriend’s ex-girl friend nude pictures on the internet has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Chantel Nunekpeku and her boyfriend Kayode Kalode a music producer are said to have photo-shopped the complainant pictures and placed same on somebody’s nude pictures. They have been variously charged with an offence relating to Obscenity, domestic ...

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Concerns as crime rate in Asokore Mampong rises

At least twelve people were murdered last year in the Asokore Mampong Municipality, according to an official report on the alarming spate of crime in the area. Municipal Chief Executive, Alidu Seidu, says the situation persists despite the presence of police stations in a number of communities. The latest murder happened last Tuesday’ when the son of the Assemblyman for ...

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Three women arrested for raping a pastor in Zimbabwe

Three women have appeared before a court accused of gang raping a pastor who went round to their home to demand money they owed him. Western Commonage Magistrates Court in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, heard how the holy man was grabbed and forced onto a bed and then stripped. The three women Sandra Ncube, 21, Riamuhetsi Mlauzi, 23, and Mongiwe Mpofu, 25, ...

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Spanish football chief held by police

The president of the Spanish Football Federation and his son have been held as part of a corruption investigation, judicial sources say. Angel Maria Villar was arrested on suspicion of embezzling funds, El Pais and Efe news agency reported. Mr Villar, a former Spain international footballer, has been president of the association since 1988. His son Gorka was among a ...

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Chief, 13 others remanded for exhuming corpse

The chief of Assin Dansame who ordered the exhumation of a corpse and 13 other accomplices have been remanded in police custody. They have been charged with conspiracy to exhume a corpse, exhuming a corpse and causing fear and insecurity by their action. All the 14 suspects pleaded not guilty to the charges. On Monday, June 26, the Chief, Nana ...

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14 remanded for allegedly vandalising Somanya Police station

The Koforidua Circuit Court has remanded 14 people for allegedly vandalising the Somanya Police Station on May 29, 2017. Refusing them bail, the court, presided over by Mrs Mercy Addei Kotei, remanded them to reappear on June 27, 2017. The remanded people include the Assembly Member for the Sawer Electoral Area in Somanya in the Yilo Krobo municipality, Ebenezer Jones ...

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Three grabbed over killing of chief

The Kwabenya District Police Command of the Greater Accra Region yesterday arrested three persons in connection with the gruesome murder of the Development Chief of Amasaman. Nii Tettey Sarbah lay supine on a mat with a deep cut on his forehead. Two cuts were also curved out on his stomach and dried blood was also found on his body. The late ...

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