Crime

Girl Stabs 2 Sisters And Kills One

A 21 year old mother has been nabbed by the police for stabbing two sisters at Osu in Accra, killing one instantly.Georgina Lartey committed the act on Tuesday October 26, 2010, around 4:30 pm, after engaging in a fierce fight with the victims two days earlier

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Four persons appear in court for robbery

Four persons on Wednesday appeared before a Sekondi District Magistrate's Court for alleged robbery. They are Benjamin Amoah, 20, Maxwell Arthur, 20, Kwesi Essandoh, 19 and Kwame Ankama, 25. In the dock with them was Richard Bassaw, a 20 year old driver at Mpohor, who was charged with aiding and abetment of crime

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Ghanaian Pastor defrauds British woman of £120,000

The General Overseer of the Vineyard Chapel International, Bishop Vaglas Kanco, has denied defrauding a British national to the tune of £120,000. He told the Accra Circuit Court that the money was a gift from the complainant, Ms Clova Sutherland, after she had attended a deliverance session and been healed of her cancer

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24 MPs failed in Political Performance Index

The first ever survey on the performance of Members of Parliament known as Political Performance Index (PPI) conducted by the Africanwatch Magazine has revealed that 24 law makers representing ten percent were not up to the task. They obtained marks between 0 and 49. Former Members of Parliament and Parliamentary Correspondents were asked how knowledgeable the 230 MPs individually were on law making and the constitution

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Fraudster Uses Kevin Prince Boateng’s Name

A 30-year-old man, has been arrested by the police for allegedly using the names of Kevin Prince Boateng, the Ghanaian international footballer, and other prominent personalities, including Lawyer Sam Okudzeto and the late President Eyadema of Togo to commit various acts of fraud

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Court orders Bawku Central MP to file response

The Supreme Court, by a 6-3 majority decision, Wednesday directed the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central, Mr Adamu Daramani Sakande, to file his response and statement of case to a writ challenging his nationality. Lawyers for the MP had filed a preliminary objection against an application filed by Mr Sumaila Biebel

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Ghanaian Law Firm Shortlisted In British Legal Awards

The judges of the British Legal Awards have shortlisted a Ghanaian law firm as a finalist in this year’s awards, a statement from the organisers has said. Oxford and Beaumont Solicitors, which has offices in London, has been shortlisted as one of the four African law firms in the 2010 British Legal Awards in the category, “Middle East and African law firm of the year”

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Wife Kills Husband

The Adentan District Police Command has arrested a 42 year old petty trader for allegedly killing her 45 year old husband with the excuse that he was having an affair with her younger sister. The suspect, Gladys Adotey, was said to have committed the act last Saturday, around 6:30am when the husband had returned from work

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Qurshigah damns Chief Justice

The Propaganda Secretary of the National Democratic Congress has reignited calls for the resignation of the Chief Justice. Richard Quashigah while addressing students of the University of Cape Coast over the weekend, described the Chief Justice, Mrs Georgina Wood as “dangerous,” a woman “with no shame”

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Husband murders wife

Peter Subled, a 45-year-old farmer at Ahyiayem Bronye near Yamfo in the Brong Ahafo Region, on Wednesday, October 13 shot dead his wife Glayeni Laar, 38, also a farmer and committed suicide in the bush. Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Samuel Latebu, Duayaw Nkwanta District Commander of Police where the case was reported

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Woman, Son beat dad to death

A woman and her son have been arrested by the police for allegedly murdering her unemployed husband. Elizabeth Yamoah, 42, a tea seller at the Race Course in Accra, and her son, Festus Appiah Otoo, 22, also unemployed allegedly beat up the man, Felix Appiah Otoo, 47, with a stick until he fell. They kept him in the house until he died three days later

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NDC Cocaine Boys Busted

The Western Regional Police Commander, DCOP Hamidu Mahama has confirmed reports gathered by the Daily Guide newspaper that two suspected narcotic drug dealers have been granted bail upon the intervention of National Democratic Congress (NDC) bigwigs, when the case had not been sent to court. The bigwigs included the deputy Western Regional Women’s Organiser of the NDC. The two suspects, ...

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Ghanaian women recommend changes to constitution

The four partner organisations behind We Know Politics II have completed regional consultations with 275 women on Ghana's ongoing Constitutional Review Process to enable them to make the necessary inputs. The partners are Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF Ghana), Gender Studies and Human Rights Documentation Centre

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