CRIME
Last Updated: September 19, 2013, 7:22 am
 

 




Three in court for defrauding energy company
Three persons who allegedly defrauded an energy company of GH˘ 180,000 under the pretext of selling it an abandoned filling station have been remanded into custody by the Accra Circuit Court.

 
4 grabbed for stealing from pensioneers
Three Ghanaian students and a Nigerian have been arrested for allegedly withdrawing thousands of Ghana cedis from the accounts of some military officers on pension.

Winners Chapel pastor arrested for stealing; says 'God' instructed him
25-year-old Prince Dzah, an Associate Pastor of the Winners Chapel International, Aflao branch, was arrested by the Police for allegedly stealing about Gh˘18,000 belonging to the church.

Police officer arrested for armed robbery
The Criminal and Investigations Department of the Police Service has arrested one of their own, for engaging in armed robbery.

Driver convicted for causing damage
A driver named Kwaku Anim was on Friday fined GHS 715.00 by a Koforidua Magistrates’ Court for causing unlawful damage.

Two Nigerians in court over cocaine importation
Two Nigerians who were recently nabbed by security operatives over 372 bottles of substances suspected to be cocaine valued at 12 million dollars on Tuesday appeared before an Accra Fast Track High Court.

Two ex-convicts jailed 100 years
An Accra Circuit Court on Monday sentenced two ex-convicts, Gideon Fianko, 23, a driver and Prince Owusu Ansah, 22, a labourer, to a total of 100 years for robbery.

Visa contractor to spend ten years in jail
Jonathan Kweku Ahowi, a driver, has been sentenced by the Tarkwa Circuit Court to 10 years imprisonment for defrauding ten workers of the Golden Star Wassa (GSW) Mine in Bogoso.

Mobile phone snatcher jailed 30 years for robbery
Yaw Annan Amponmah, unemployed who snatched a mobile phone and GHc 200 from a man at Dansoman, was on Monday sentenced to 30 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court.

Court orders FDA to investigate channels of fake drugs
A Circuit Court in Accra has ordered the Food and Drug Authority (FDA) to extend its investigations on all boarders to get to the source of importing consignments of counterfeit Tres-Orix Fote drugs and others onto Ghana’s market.

MD of Micro-Finance Company in Court for alleged fraud
Abraham Venator, Managing Director of Aflao based Living Micro-Finance Company is before the Aflao Circuit Court for allegedly defrauding dozens of clients.

Top police officer interdicted over attempted rape
A senior police officer, Chief Superintendent Wisdom Akorli, has been interdicted by the Police Administration for allegedly luring a teenager into a hotel room and attempting to rape her.

Fetish Priest rapes woman
Inusah Mahfuz, a 29-year-old spiritualist who works with Nana Sikaoboanipa, a popular spiritualist in Accra, is in the grips of the Sakumono Police for allegedly raping a 23-year-old married woman who had gone to his shrine at Klagon near Tema to seek help.

Assembly man wanted for attempted murder
Police personnel have launched a massive manhunt for the Assembly Member for Bayerebon-Number-Three in the Atwima-Mponua District of the Ashanti Region over the alleged attempted murder of his estranged wife.

Boy, 16, defiles nine-month-old baby
The Agona Swedru Magistrate Court has remanded a 16-year-old school dropout from Winneba named only as “Ayi” in the Padu Children’s Home for defiling a nine-month-old girl.

Teacher in court for defiling late brother’s daughter
A 53-year-old teacher, Stephen Donsah, appeared before a Fiapre Circuit Court, Brong Ahafo region for allegedly defiling her late brother’s daughter.

Court grants bail to three alleged armed robbers
A Fiapre circuit court, in the Brong Ahafo region has granted bail to three out of five alleged armed robbers who attacked passengers on the Nsoatre-Berekum road.

Court remands woman for inflicting wound on co-tenant
Mariama Alhassan, a trader who inflicted sharp object wounds on the shoulder and left rib of a tenant has been remanded in Police custody by the Akim Swedru Circuit Court.

Chinese illegal miner shoots three "intruders"
Police in Bekwai have arrested a Chinese illegal miner who is alleged to have shot and wounded three Ghanaians with an AK-47 assault rifle.

Princess Ocansey arrested for human trafficking
Princess Asie Ocansey, the Chief Executive Officer of the Channel of Blessing Ministry, has been arrested for allegedly recruiting young Ghanaian women and men to work in Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia as domestic servants and butchers.

Police probe death of girl, 4
The Sofoline Police in Kumasi have begun investigations into a case of a four-year-old girl found dead under the bed of a 30-year-old man who is said to be mentally retarded.