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Fake naval officer arrested for fraud

A fake Naval Officer who attempted to dupe a forex bureau operator has been arrested by the Takoradi Police Command. The suspect who has been identified as Emmanuel Yankey, 23, a civilian employee of the Sekondi Naval Base went to a forex bureau in Takoradi with one John Kommey, 17, to transact business. On reaching the shop, Yankey who had ...

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Man, 30, jailed for defiling girl, 10, in Achimota Forest

Thirty year old Kwame Mensah will spend 20 years in hard labour in jail for taking his libido to another level and defiling a 10 –year-old girl in the Achimota Forest Reserve. The Accra Circuit Court, presided over by Mrs Janet Harriet Akweley Quaye, slapped Mensah with the jail term on Monday after it found him guilty of defilement and ...

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E/R: Man, 28, gunned down by suspected Fulani herdsman

A 28 year old man, identified as Yaw Ketewa has been gunned down at Kwahu-Dwerebease in the Eastern Region in what the locals suspect to be renewed attack on the community by armed wielding Fulani Herdsmen.   The incident occurred Thursday evening at around 8:30pm when the deceased was returning on a motorbike from Onyemso where he alighted a passengers. ...

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Soldier remanded for allegedly murdering civilian

One Soldier involved in the murder of a resident of Kasoa in the Central Region has been remanded into Police Custody by a court. Nana Yaw Owusu, was reportedly killed by some soldiers operating in the area on Friday evening during the Eid al-Adha celebrations. A sister of the deceased who is seeking justice for her brother in a post ...

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Police arrest armed robbery trainer

A 40-year-old carpenter, Benjamin Danso has been arrested by the Accra Regional Police Command for allegedly recruiting and training people for armed robbery, and the other for impersonating a police. The Head of Public Directorate of the Accra Regional Police Command, Inspector Kwabena Danso addressing the media announced that: “One pistol with one live ammunition was retrieved from the suspect.” ...

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Illegal miner jailed 8 years

A 25-year old illegal miner Adams Seidu Gonaa alias Lalas has been sentenced to eight years imprisonment by the Wa Circuit Court presided over by Justice Baah Forson Agyepong. Seidu Gonaa was convicted for stealing 75-inch flat screen television set, a decoder, curtains, electric kettle heater and electric iron valued at GH¢ 56,550. He pleaded guilty to all four out ...

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Farmer on remand for harming grandson

A Tarkwa Circuit Court has remanded a 48 year-old farmer for allegedly causing harm to his 13 year-old grandson, whose left leg has been amputated as a result. Esobillah Azure pleaded not guilty to the offence and would re-appear on Friday, September 1, 2017. Chief Inspector Faustina Celestina Anaman told the Court, presided over by Mr Emmanuel Bart-Plange Brew, that ...

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Mason jailed for breaking into Eagle Production House

A mason who broke into the Offices of Eagle Production House, an entertainment outfit and made away with several items totalling 50,000dollars has been sentenced to five years and six month imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court. Martin Gbetowofana, who pleaded guilty to three charges, is said to have stolen items including three cameras, a drone, a set of computer, ...

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