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Police constable arrested for defiling primary 5 pupil

Police in Dzodze in the Volta Region have arrested their 28-year old Police Constable for allegedly defiling a 13- old girl. The suspect Constable Kennedy Sarfo, a police officer stationed at Dzodze in the Ketu North District allegedly defiled the girl in his room. An anonymous source in the town who disclosed the incident to Citi News said the victim ...

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15-year-old boy killed by gunmen at Alavanyo

A 15-year-old boy was Thursday killed in his home at Alavanyo Dome in the Volta Region. The gunmen reportedly entered the house, shot the boy and fled, Graphic Online has gathered. Identified as Faith Ankutse, he was said to have just returned to the house with his mother when the unidentified men invaded the community. His remains have since been ...

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Taxi driver who stabbed popular prophet to death nabbed

The taxi driver who stabbed a popular prophet to death in a road rage at Sekondi-Takoradi in the Western region has been arrested. Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Ewurabena Olivia Adeku confirmed this to Takoradi-based Goodnews FM Wednesday. The driver stabbed Prophet Frank Agyekum popularly known as Odeefo Nkwantabisa, a popular radio preacher and also the pastor of the Charismatic ...

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Boy loses leg week after it was hacked by grandpa

A 48-year-old farmer has been arrested for hacking his grandson for attempting to steal at Nyamebekyere, a farming community near Enchi in the Western Region. The accused, Asubire Azure, also known as Baba Alhassan, a Mossi, was said to have returned home from town and accused the boy, Michael Atanga, 13, of trying to go through his ceiling to steal ...

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Two killed, others injured in fresh Nkonya clashes

Two people believed to be Nkonyas have been shot dead and two others injured in renewed clashes at Nkonya in the Volta Region, hours after the curfew in the area was reviewed. The Kpando divisional Police commander Chief Superintendent Prosper Ahlorgya has confirmed  the incident happened around 7 and 8pm on Wednesday, April 19. According to him, the perpetrators are ...

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Cop kills 2 robbers for stealing GHC580,000

Two men suspected to be armed robbers were reportedly shot dead by a police officer at Asankare in the Ashanti Region while they were trying to escape after allegedly stealing GHC580,000 at the office of a cocoa buying company during the Easter celebration. The suspects were purportedly shot dead from behind through a window by the police Lance Corporal who ...

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14-year girl defiled by 5 men; suffers life-threatening complications

A 14-year-old girl is battling life-threatening complications after five men defiled and attempted killing her at the Nkawkaw New Lorry Station. The five men strangled the 14-year-old school drop-out after defiling her in turns. They intended to snuff the life out of her and when she became unconscious they dumped her in a stream believing her to be dead. Miraculously, she survived ...

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Former Police Commander kicks against calls to de-criminalise suicide

Former Ashanti and Greater Accra Regional Police Commander, DCOP Kweku Ayensu Opare-Addo, has kicked against the calls to de-criminalise suicide. DCOP Opare-Addo believes making the attempt to take one’s own life a criminal offence would deter people from doing it. At least seven people have committed suicide in the last two weeks the latest being an incident at Ashaiman, in ...

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N/R: E&P staff killed by stray bullet

A stray bullet suspected to have been fired by armed robbers on the Tamale -Salaga  road Thursday night has killed an Engineers and Planners(EP) worker, Williams Boamah.    Engineers and Planners is the contractor working on that stretch of the Eastern corridor road – Tamale – Salaga.   The deceased was returning from Tamale with his two colleagues in a ...

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Koforidua: Man stabbed over pregnancy

Two men have been put before court in Koforidua for fighting over a pregnancy, leading to a stab. The two accused persons are Mawuli Debrah, 42, a spinner,  and Tahiru Ahmed ,33, a driver . Presenting the facts of the case before a Koforidua Circuit Court, the Prosecutor, Chief Inspector  Bernard Annor explained that the two accused persons are both ...

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