Crime

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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Labourer jailed 15 years for Defilement

Emmanuel Winfred Sackitey, a 32- year- old labourer who defiled a 10- year- old pupil at Tsokomey, a suburb of Weija has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by Accra Circuit Court. Sackitey who kept smiling while the facts were being presented pleaded guilty. The court presided over by Mrs Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku however rejected his explanation and convicted him ...

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