Crime

26 year old Woman raped and murdered

Residents of Zenu New York, near Ashaiman, are yet to come to terms with the gruesome murder of 26-year-old Mavis Osei Owusu, whose body was discovered in an uncompleted building at Washington. Mavis Osei, a seamstress, was alleged to have been raped and killed by some unknown person(s)

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Man Kills Cousin Over Juju Allegation

THE CENTRAL Regional Police Command has arrested a 43-year-old charcoal burner and a father of 8 children, Emmanuel Awotwi aka Kojo Bob, for butchering his cousin, John Arthur aka Kwesikor, to death over an allegation that his cousin has used his penis for juju

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Hot exchanges in court in Issah Mobila’s murder trial

Hot exchanges between the defence counsel and the trial judge, characterised proceedings at an Accra Fast Track High Court yesterday when the case in which two military personnel are being tried for the death of the late Northern Regional chairman of the Convention People's Party, Alhaji Issah Mobila, was heard

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Gang rapists jailed 30 years

A Kumasi Circuit Court, presided over by Mr Justice Emmanuel Amoh-Yartey, has sentenced two friends to a total of 30 years imprisonment, for gang raping a teenage girl. Isaac Yeboah, 20, and Kwadwo Owusu, 25, denied the charge and would each serve 15 years in prison. Police Chief Inspector Archibald Kwesi Fandoh told the court

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Teacher in court for sleeping with own daughter

A forty-six-year-old teacher, George Kwabena Annor, has appeared before at a circuit court in Cape Coast for sexually abusing his 17-year old step-daughter. He pleaded not guilty to the charges of defilement, assault and attempted rape and was remanded in police custody to re-appear on Thursday, December 16

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Police gun down armed robber, nabs four

Police in Kumasi have shot and killed a suspected armed robber and arrested four others at Ayeduase near the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology after they attempted to rob a mining company. The deceased, identified as Nana Yaw and his gang opened fire on seeing personnel of the Buffalo Unit who had responded to a distress call from residents of a house under siege

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Chief Justice Georgina Wood: Do Not Bribe Judges

Chief Justice Georgina Wood on Thursday asked Ghanaians to allow judges and magistrates to make their decisions without fear or favour in order to uphold the honour and integrity of their profession. "Each time a judge is bribed, an injustice is born, each time a judge renders a decision tainted by corruption or other form of impropriety

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Court to hear Anas’s evidence in camera

An Accra Circuit Court on Thursday agreed to hear in camera the evidence of Anas Aremeyaw Anas in the cocoa smuggling case involving 14 officials of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). A Senior State Attorney, Mr Anthony Rexford Wiredu, informed the court that due to the nature of work of the witness

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Dad rapes two teenage daughters and three year old son

An official of the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) has found himself at the wrong side of the law for allegedly defiling his two biological daughters aged 16 and seven. Prosecutors said Michael Kojo Brenuo Acquah, 34, had multiple sexual encounters with his two daughters in their (victims’) room

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Minister drags Daily Guide to NMC

Minister of Information John Akologu Tia has dragged the Editor of the Daily Guide Newspaper to the National Media Commission for what he says is an attempt by the paper to destroy his reputation through its reportage and editorials. The Minister wants the paper to retract and render an unqualified apology to him for comments made about him

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Defense Team To File Application Of No Case in Ya-Na trial

Lawyers of some fifteen persons standing trial for the murder of the Late Ya-Na Yakubu Andani, say they will file an application of no case when the prosecution finally closes its case. Mr. Atta Akyea disclosed that Counsels for the accused persons had planned to file the application on Monday November 22, but could not do so because the prosecution at the last minute had notified the Court that it had one more witness to call

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Sales girls Jailed 17 years

Four sales girls including a nursing mother working with Tatters Boutique, located at Osu, have been sentenced to a total of 17 years imprisonment in hard labour by an Accra Circuit court for stealing items worth over GH¢275, 000 (¢2.75billion) from the shop

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Police Officer Bonk 16-Year-Old In Patrol Car

Police Boss, Paul Tawiah Quaye’s campaign to build a professional, non-corrupt corps of men and women in the black uniform received a major jolt when a cop raped a teenager in a police patrol car last Thursday. After Daniel Addo committed the first degree crime, he set out to atone for it sort of, but stingily gave the victim only GH¢2.00

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