Tag Archives: Arrest

Galamsey operator jailed 18 months for unlawful escape

A 29-year-old galamsey operator, Asampong Bawuah, has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment by a Tarkwa Circuit court for unlawfully escaping from police custody at Wassa Akropong in the Amenfi East Municipality. He pleaded guilty and was convicted on his own plea. Prosecuting Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Juliana Essel-Dadzie, told the court presided over by Mr. Eammunel Bart-Plange Brew ...

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Anyidoho’s ‘arrest’ over coup comment ‘needless’ – Sylvester Mensah

Sylvester Mensah is a member of the NDC

A member of National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sylvester Mensah, has condemned the Criminal Investigations Department’s (CID) invitation of the party’s Deputy General Secretary, Koku Anyidoho. Anyidoho was invited by the CID after making comments deemed treasonable. Mr. Anyidoho in an interview on Accra-based Happy FM had indicated that President Akufo-Addo will be overthrown just like his father and the late ...

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Opuni, Seidu Agongo trial begins today

Former COCOBOD boss, Dr. Stephen Opuni, will make his first appearance in court today [Monday], for among others allegedly causing financial loss to the state in a fertilizer supply deal. Dr. Opuni and Siedu Agongo, the CEO of Zeera Group of Companies and Agricult Ghana, which also belongs to Seidu Agongo, are cumulatively facing some 27 charges, including abetment of ...

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Two Ejura Islamic SHS students killed in car accident

Two students of the Ejura Islamic Senior School in the Ejura/ Sekyedumase Municipality of the Ashanti Region have been confirmed dead after a vehicle run over them. The two were part of a group of four female students returning from school to their homes when a Nissan Navara pickup from Atebubu heading to Sunyani, lost control and run over them around ...

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Man arrested for producing ‘fake’ Red label, Smirnoff drinks

Police in the Ashanti Region have arrested a 48-year old man who is involved in the production and distribution of local and foreign alcoholic drinks suspected to be harmful. Yaw Nambu Dosu, alias Joe, was arrested after the International Federal of Spirit Producers (IFSP) lodged a complaint about his operations. Police also retrieved 48 boxes of the suspected harmful alcoholic ...

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Three arrested over Koforidua robbery incidents

ASP Ebenezer Tetteh

Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Ebenezer Tetteh, says three persons have been arrested for their alleged roles in three separate robbery incidents by a gang of 4 armed men in the New Juaben Municipality of the Eastern Region. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show, he said the arrest was made after an identification parade, during which the three ...

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Man, 63, arrested for selling grandchild

A 63-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly selling his nine-year-old grandchild for GH¢100,000 at Osu in Accra. The man, Medaho Agbodzi, claimed he did not have money to take care of the little girl, as he was responsible for 10 more children, including his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Briefing the Daily Graphic, the Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department ...

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E/R: Three jailed for illegal mining at Segyimase Kyebi

A Koforidua Circuit Court has sentenced a 27-year-old carpenter Akwasi Agyemang and a 37-year-old farmer, Yaw Osei to four years in prison for mining illegally at Segyimase Kyebi in the Atewa Forest reserve in the Eastern Region. A third person, 35-year-old tiler, Kwasi Poku, has been sentenced to serve two years in prison and is due to reappear in court. ...

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Court orders arrest of DKM founder, 4 others

The Sunyani Magistrate Court “A” has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Martin K. Delleh, Chief Executive Officer of DKM Diamond Micro Finance and four others for defrauding over 5000 people of billions of Ghana Cedis at Nkoranza in the Brong-Ahafo Region. Suspects are to appear before the Court presided over by Mr. Jojo Amoah Hagan on the ...

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Tracking device causes alleged robber’s arrest

An unemployed man, Alidu Mohammed, who is accused of robbing a Japanese Public Health Nurse and a Caterer of their mobile phones and money at Dzorwulu has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Mohammed was arrested when a tracking device in one of the mobile phones led the Police to his hideout. The Police are on the hunt for his ...

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