Crime

Class 2 Pupils Get Pregnant

School authorities at the Ayetepa District Assembly ‘B’ Junior High School in the Ningo-Prampram district of Greater Accra are having unending sleepless nights over what they describe as the alarming rate at which the basic school is losing its best crop of pupils, particularly girls, to teenage pregnancy

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2 Shot Dead In Daylight Robbery

TWO ARMED robbers, one of whom recently benefited from the “Justice for All Programme” by the Judicial Service in collaboration with the Attorney General’s Department, were gunned down by officers of the Accra Regional Police Command at Airport West when they attempted to rob a Chinese construction firm based at East Legon, Accra, of a sum of GH¢10,000

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45 Ghanaians deported from Nigeria

Another batch of 21 Ghanaians has been deported from Nigeria, bringing the number so far deported on the orders of Nigerian two state governors to 45. The Nigerian High Commissioner in Accra, Mohammed Musiliu Obanikoro, has however frowned upon the action, promising to wade into it immediately. Earlier on July 14, 2011, 24 Ghanaians were arrested and deported to Ghana - unable to pick their belongings before the unexpected action

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Scrap dealer in court for defrauding businessman of GHS10,000

The Ashiaman Circuit court last Wednesday adjourned a case involving Mr. Abu Hassan, a Scrap dealer accused defrauding one Mr. Abdulai Iliasu, a businessman of GHS 10,000. Presenting the facts of the case before the court, the prosecutor, Inspector Mary Assan stated that the accused, Mr. Abu Hassan approached Mr. Abdulai Iliasu (complainant) and his business partner on the 3 March 2011 and claimed he had a huge quantity of scrap mining equipment with BCM International Ltd, a mining and construction company

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Grandmother Killed New Born Baby For Being A ‘Bastard’

A 45-Year-Old grandmother did the unthinkable when she strangled her day-old granddaughter for allegedly being a ‘bastard’. Adwoa Mai, the suspect, was said to have gone into an uncontrollable range when her 14-year-old imbecile daughter, who got pregnant without knowing the man responsible for it, was delivered of the baby at Yamata, a village in the Debiso-Bia District in the Western Region last Tuesday

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CJ Signs Contract For Modern Court Complex Project

The Judicial Services of Ghana and the Chinese Construction Firm, Messrs China State Hualong Limited, have signed a contract agreement for the construction of a 34-courtroom complex in Accra. The project, which is valued at $50 million, would be undertaken by China State Hualong Limited and supervised by Avangarde Design Services

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Ghana Police Ordered To Arrest All Gays

The Western Region Minister Paul Evans Aidoo has ordered the immediate arrest of all homosexuals in the region. He has tasked the Bureau of National Investigations and all security agencies to smoke out persons suspected to be engaging in same sex

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Girl, 14, poisons father

A 14-year-old pupil of the Agyeikrom Junior High School near Begoro has been arrested by the police for allegedly poisoning her 57-year-old father. Ruth Yaa Akumah, a student, is said to have laced food with a poisonous substance provided by her boyfriend with whom she served her father leading to his death. Police said Akumah and her boyfriend, Francis Tawiah, who is on the run, took the action because her father apposed their relationship

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Seven University of Ghana Students Sacked Over Amina

Authorities of the University of Ghana, Legon, have sanctioned seven students over the sexual molestation of Amina Haruna, a suspected thief, at the Mensah Sarbah Hall Annex A, popularly called Okponglo. One student had been dismissed while six others were suspended for two academic years, a statement from the university said

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Woman arrested for fraud

A self-styled travel agent, Christyn Avakane, has found herself in the grips of the police after she lodged a complaint of offensive conduct against one of her clients. The unexpected happened when the police arrested her instead of her client, after listening to both of them, making her the suspect rather, while her client became the complainant. Thirty-four-year-old Christyn had reported to the Adenta District Police that she suffered insults at the hands of a male client (name withheld)

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Murder suspect on a car snatching spree

Suspect George Addae Marfo, a 25-year-old spare driver who is wanted for stabbing a colleague driver to death at Santa Maria, has finally been arrested by the Accra Regional Police Command. He was arrested together with Joseph Idum, 30, at Russia for their involvement in a car snatching spree at Sowutoum on July 1, 2011

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Farmer, 60, impregnates daughter

A 60year-old farmer, Kwesi Gyimah, on Wednesday appeared before the Asamankese Circuit Court on the charge of an incestuous relationship with his own daughter. Not only did Gyimah have sexual relations with his biological daughter, Abena Tawiah, 25, but also put her in a family way which is over 27 weeks old. Gyimah who pleaded guilty with explanation, was remanded in prison custody to reappear on July 27 when his explanation would be heard. Police Inspector Francis Cobbina told the court presided over by Mr D.E.K. Daketsey that the accused stayed in the same house with his daughter at Akim Ayerebi

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