Crime

Driver jailed 12 years for having sex with 14-year-old

An Accra Circuit Court on Thursday sentenced William Kwasi Okyere a driver to 12 years imprisonment for having sex with a 14-year-old girl at Teshie in Accra. Okyere had pleaded not guilty to the charge of defilement, but the trial Judge, Mrs Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku however found him guilty at the end of the trial and sentenced him accordingly. This ...

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Dr Obengfo’s alleged murder case duplicate docket before AG

Duplicate docket on the alleged murder case involving Dr Dominic Kwame Obeng-Andoh, Proprietor of Obengfo Hospital at Weija, has been forwarded to the Attorney General’s Department for advice, Prosecution told the Court on Thursday. Detective Sergeant Rose Animah who held brief for the substantive prosecutor, told an Accra Central District Court that the police was waiting for the said advice ...

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Man sentenced to 12 years imprisonment for robbery

A 30-year man has been sentenced to 12 years imprisonment by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) Circuit Court for robbery. Kofi Baah, together three other accomplices, on the run, had attacked and robbed a security man at the Kumasi campus of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) of his mobile phone and cash. He pleaded not guilty to the offence ...

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Two charged for defrauding Indian

Thompson Opoku Agyemang, unemployed and Maxwell Cobbinah, Transporter on Tuesday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court, accused of defrauding an Indian businessman of 40,000 dollars under the pretext of transporting gold bars to him in Dubai. The two however denied the charges of conspiracy to commit crime and defrauding by false pretenses. The third accused, Musah Nabie, a Sierra Leonean ...

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Eight remanded for storming court

Eight persons arrested for allegedly storming a Kumasi Circuit Court to free 13 members of a vigilante group reportedly aligned to the governing party – the New Patriotic Party (NPP), standing trial for attacking the Ashanti Regional Security Coordinator, have been ordered to be held in prison

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Two brothers jailed 10 years each

Two brothers, Hamza Salou, and Mohammed Salou who were charged for abetment of crime to wit robbery were on Monday convicted by an Accra Circuit court after it found them guilty. Hamza and Mohammed pleaded not guilty to the charges but were convicted by the court presided over by Mr Aboagye Tandoh. Before sentence the judge acknowledged the efforts of ...

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Pastor accused of having sex with mentally ill woman

A 56-year old prophet, David Holland , accused of having sex with a 24-year old imbecile on two occasions at Mataheko in Accra, on Thursday, appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Holland has pleaded not guilty to the charge of having carnal knowledge of a mentally challenged female. He was, however, admitted to bail in the sum of GH₡ 30,000.00 ...

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