Crime

Pastor defrauds a woman of GH¢ 840

A district magistrate court in Takoradi on Thursday remanded James Kwofie, 72, a self-styled pastor, into prison custody for defrauding a woman to the tune of GH¢ 840. The court charged him with defrauding by false pretence and is to re-appear on March 8

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Liberian refugees back in court

All 47 Liberian refugees remanded by a court in Cape Coast will reappear today. The suspects, 45 males and two females, have been charged with rioting and conspiracy to commit crime. They were arrested two weeks ago when police officers stormed the Budumburam Refugee Camp to stop the election of a new welfare council

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Ghana backs ECOWAS Court Of Justice

Mr. Martin A.B.K Amidu, Minister for Justice and Attorney-General, has pledged Ghana’s support to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court of Justice and its development as an impartial adjudicator for member states

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Pastor behind bars for foundling woman’s breasts

A-29-Year-Old self-styled prophet from Kokoben near Santase, a suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region has been arrested for fondling the breast of a woman who came to him for prayers and deliverance. Prophet Erick Kwabena Fosu was apprehended by the Agogo Police for allegedly raping the 27-year-old woman in his room

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Company threatens to sue Anas

For the third time, Anas’ credibility is being challenged concerning the authenticity of parts of his secret recordings. First at the Elubo Boarder on cocoa smuggling; secondly, the Osu Children’s Home exposé and lately the Tema Port footage dubbed, ‘Enemies of the State’ intended to expose corrupt government officials and nation saboteurs

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Commercial amputee driver arrested

An amputee who drives an Albion cargo truck registered GT 3398 H has been arrested by the Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) of the Ghana Police Service in Accra. Hudu Abdulai was nabbed on Friday February 4, at a scrap dealers’ site in South Industrial Area following a tip-off, but he tells Daily Guide that he has been driving as an amputee since 1979

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Male Footballer defiles boy

Ezekiel Churchill, a footballer, has been put before an Accra Circuit Court after he was alleged to have sodomised a minor under the pretext of sending him to register with a football club to enable him to build his football career

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Man jailed for defiling 13 year old mentally challenged girl

A driver who defiled a 13-year-old mentally challenged girl was on Monday January 25, sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court. Prince Akawe, 40, pleaded guilty and the court sentenced him accordingly on two counts of having canal knowledge of an imbecile and defilement to 10 years' imprisonment on each count to run concurrently

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Police Arrest Fake Gold Dealers

The police at Korle Bu are currently holding three persons, Abu Dauda, Selorm Bansah and Patrick Agbotse for defrauding a businessman, Kwabena Amponsah Amoabeng to the tune of GH¢40,000. The three were part of a group of five, two of whom are currently at large, who swindled their victim by selling him fake gold

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17-year-old Girl To Marry A 60-Year-Old Man

The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), Ghana, has condemned the attempt by a father to force his 17-year-old daughter to marry a 60-year-old Nigerian. A statement in Accra on Thursday said the father’s act contravened basic human rights tenets as enshrined in international and national instruments, such as the 1992 Constitution and the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women

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Watchman jailed 15 years for raping 15 year old girl

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The Hohoe Circuit Court has sentenced a 50-year-old night watchman to 15 years' imprisonment with hard labour for defiling a 15-vear-old girl. The convict, Kwabena Mensah, pleaded not guilty to the charge of defilement but the court, presided over by Mr Samuel Kofi Solomon, found him guilty

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Teacher, 45, rapes girl, 14

Frank Nkansah, a 45-year-old teacher at Esiama in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region, is in the custody of the regional branch of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service for allegedly raping a 14-year-old Junior High School student in the area

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