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SA farmers jailed for coffin abuse

Two white farmers in South Africa who forced a black man into a coffin have been sentenced to jail for more than 10 years each. Theo Martins Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen were convicted in August for attempted murder and kidnapping. They accused Victor Mlotshwa of trespassing on their land, beat him up, made him get [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|Crime, World|0 Comments

Let’s not abandon this innocent girl

THE news of a four-year old girl being allegedly defiled by an 18-year-old young man has indeed sent shivers down the spine of many Ghanaians.  Many are indeed alarmed at what might properly goad on an 18-year-old man to sleep with a girl of a tender age of 4. THE story of this 4-year-old girl, [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|Crime|0 Comments

Police arrest suspected child trafficker

The police have arrested a 35-year-old woman suspected to be behind a number of child trafficking cases in Accra. The suspect, Rebecca Martey, was arrested yesterday at Adabraka, an Accra suburb, when she attempted to traffic two boys, aged 12, to Ativikope, a fishing community in the Volta Region. Martey also had with her a [...]

By | October 19th, 2017|Crime, local news|0 Comments

Cleric, 60, arrested for sodomy in Bimbilla

Police in Bimbilla have arrested a so called Muslim cleric, Alfa Alhassan Ibrahim, for allegedly sodomising a 12-year-old male he teaches Arabic at his home. The police is also investigating a child labor allegation against the cleric. The victim, name withheld, is currently receiving treatment at Bimbila Government Hospital. Sources at the hospital say the [...]

By | December 21st, 2016|Crime|0 Comments

6 mobile phone tricksters busted

The police in Accra have apprehended six persons who had allegedly been dup­ing unsuspecting people by selling fake mobile phones to them at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle. The suspects are Yaw Seth, 32 years old; Moses Bentum, 20; Abiri Nsubilla, 20; Gilbert Asamoah, 22; Danso George, 21 and Akwesi Osei, 27. They purportedly display for [...]

By | July 13th, 2016|Crime, General|0 Comments

Man Chops Off Brother’s Hand Over Mattress

A 24-year-old man, Kwabena Nsiah, domiciled in Saarkum in Ahafo South District of the Ashanti region has chopped off his left hand of his younger brother, Kwabena Amakye, following a misunderstanding over a mattress. The suspect is on the run and the case has been reported to the Saarkum Police Station. According to an eye [...]

By | April 14th, 2016|Crime|0 Comments

Groom arrested at wedding over robbery; Bride collapses

A wedding ceremony at Aldersgate Methodist Church in the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolis on Saturday, April 2, 2016 ended abruptly after policemen besieged the church's premises and arrested the bridegroom.The arrest is in connection with a robbery case at Aniamote, a community in the Wassa Amenfi District in the Western region.The suspect, Aaron Ackah, is alleged to [...]

By | April 3rd, 2016|Crime, General|0 Comments

3 Fake dentists arrested for practising for more than 15yrs

Three persons, including two brothers, are in the grip of the police for allegedly operating two separate dental clinics in Agona Swedru in the Central Region without licences.The brothers, Robert and Ernest Eduah, are said to have operated their deceased father’s facility, Paul Dental Clinic, for the past 15 years, although they have not been [...]

By | March 10th, 2016|Crime|0 Comments

19-year-old arrested for impersonating Police Commissioner

A 19-year-old junior high school dropout, who allegedly created a fake Facebook account in the name of the Director-General of Operations of the Ghana Police Service, Commissioner of Police (COP) Mr Christian Tetteh Yohuno, has been arrested. The suspect, whose name was given by the police as Michael Asare, is said to be a resident [...]

By | March 10th, 2016|Crime|0 Comments

Alshabab journalist sentenced to death in Somali

A Somali military court has sentenced to death a former journalist who helped al-Shabab kill five fellow reporters. Hassan Hanafi assisted the Islamist militant group by indentifying possible targets amongst journalists between 2007 and 2011. He joined its armed wing after working for Radio Andalus, al-Shabab’s mouthpiece in Somalia. More than 25 journalists have been [...]

By | March 3rd, 2016|Crime|0 Comments

Shocking revelation: Babies killed for rituals in Northern Ghana

Gender and Social Protection minister, Nana Oye Lithur   Audience at the just-ended MTN Heroes of Change grand finale could not believe their ears of what they heard that severely malnourished children are killed in the Northern Ghana for rituals.  The event, which was its second edition by MTN, was held on Friday, February19, 2016 at [...]

By | March 2nd, 2016|Crime|0 Comments