GET IN TOUCH
 
 
 
 
 

Tag Archives: Arrest

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. ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

Two Kwabenya police station escapees convicted

An Accra Circuit Court has convicted two of the three suspects who escaped lawful custody  at the Kwabenya Police Station. The two, Prince Osei and Atta Kwadwo, pleaded guilty to charges of abetment to escape lawful custody, and escaping lawful custody. The third accused, Kofi Darko, pleaded not guilty to the charges. The three were part of escapees who were ...

Read More »

We’ll institute welfare system for slain police officers – Dery

Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery, has said government will soon institute welfare plans for families of police officers who die in the line of duty. This, according to the Minister, will ensure that police officers are not worse off than their counterparts in the military. Mr. Dery gave this assurance at the one-week observation of the passing of the police officer ...

Read More »

Two jailed for 6 months for ‘illegal’ deforestation

The Bekwai Circuit Court in the Ashanti Region has sentenced two persons to six months in prison with hard labour for felling trees without authorisation at the Supuma Forest reserve in the Ashanti Region. The two, Stephen Asare; 43 and Akwasi Kwarteng; 52 were arrested at Betenase near Obuasi by officials from the Forestry Commission for the felling of Guarea ...

Read More »

Boy, 17, kills mother over missing memory card

A 17-year-old Junior High School pupil, [name withheld], is in police custody for allegedly killing his mother over his missing mobile phone memory card. The suspect  is said to have hit his 52-year-old mother, Faustina Agyeiwaa several times in the head with a pestle until she fell down, and thereafter he followed up with naked flames in attempts to burn ...

Read More »

Assemblyman, 4 others arrested for open defecation

A task-force set up to enforce sanitation by-laws in Komenda Edina Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) has arrested five persons, including an Assembly Member for allegedly indulging in open defecation. Alex Damptey, the Environmental Science Officer for KEEA, told Citi News the five will be arraigned soon. Narrating circumstances under which the five were arrested, Mr. Damptey said: “In our municipality, we try ...

Read More »

Jailed Ethiopia opposition leader freed

Jailed Ethiopian opposition leader Merera Gudina has been freed after more than a year in detention. The leader of the Oromo Federalist Congress was released on Wednesday morning and allowed to go home, where he was welcomed by thousands of people. He has been in prison since December 2016 and was facing charges, including association with terrorist groups. The Ethiopian ...

Read More »

Five arrested in Yendi after bushfires destroy electricity poles

The Yendi Divisional Police Command has arrested five persons for causing the destruction of wooden electricity poles after they lost control of bushfires they started. A number of motorbikes were also seized during the operation. The situation has cut power supply to several communities along the Mion-Yendi highway. According to the Yendi Divisional Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Kwapong Patrick, his Command ...

Read More »