Tag Archives: Arrest

3 arrested in Suame for extortion

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), has arrested and handed over three persons to the Suame District Police Command for alleged extortion. The three; were allegedly extorting monies from traders who are to be relocated to the Race Course Market on Monday, 6th November. The two men and a woman were among 10 persons registering affected traders in the relocation exercise. ...

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Sissala tension didn’t allow us to arrest NPP youth – Police

Police in Gwollu, the capital of Sissala West District in the Upper West Region, has justified why it failed to arrest supposed New Patriotic Party youth who locked up the District Chief Executive, Mohammed Bako in his office, saying that had to be done to prevent an escalation of tensions in the area. That’s the explanation from the District Police Chief ...

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Small scale miner jailed for raping 8-year-old

A Tarkwa Circuit Court has sentenced a 30-year-old small-scale miner to 20 years imprisonment with hard labour for defiling an 8-year-old school girl. The convict, Augustine Afrifa, pleaded guilty to the charge of defilement and was sentenced on his own plea. The Prosecutor, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Mrs. Juliana Essel-Dadzie, told the court that the victim lived with her ...

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Woman remanded for burning colleague’s breasts

A businesswoman who allegedly pressed a hot iron on her colleague’s breasts, right hand and the left side of her face at La, has been remanded into custody by an Accra Circuit Court. The accused is said to have had a scuffle with the complainant over the use of a socket in the house. Jacklyn Obuluke charged with causing harm ...

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2 grabbed for issuing fake vehicle number plates

The Upper East Regional office of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) has arrested two persons suspected to be issuing fake licenses and number plates to vehicle owners in the region. The suspects were arrested in their hide out in the Ashanti region upon a tip-off. The two suspects, Mohammed Awal age 29 and Moro Bukari age 52 work ...

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New Abirem hospital head arrested for theft

The Medical Superintendent of the New Abirem Government Hospital, Dr Alexander Osei Bonsu, has run into trouble with the law over alleged theft of medical equipment valued at GHC50,000.00, the property of the hospital. The equipment was reportedly being conveyed to a private facility, operated by the suspect, when it was intercepted. Police Superintendent Emmanuel Amoah of the New Abirem ...

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Suspected car snatchers grabbed in Swedru

A Circuit Court in Akim Swedru has remanded into Police custody, Louis Adomako, a 33-year-old phone repairer charged with robbery of taxi cabs from their drivers around villages near Akim Akoroso near Oda in the Eastern Region. He pleaded not guilty by the court presided over by Mr Alexander Oworae. The other accomplice, Kwesi Darko, self-styled businessman who was charged ...

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9 traders arrested for importing and selling illegal drugs

The Ashanti Regional Police Drug Law Enforcement Unit, in partnership with the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) have arrested nine traders for allegedly importing and selling prohibited drugs. Margaret Mensah, 25, alias Akua and Samira Abdul-Kadir, 30, were arrested for importing the drugs while Abubakari Osman, 20, Abubakari Ibrahim, 24, Mohamadu Mansour, 18, Adamu Seidu, 22, Mahamadu Ibrahim Nurideen, 22 ...

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2 teenagers arrested with 30 parcels of ‘wee’

Two teenagers are in the grips of the Eastern Regional Police Command for possessing narcotic substances, believed to be marijuana. The two, Evelyn Adade Korkor, 19 years, and  Felix Gyimah, 18, were arrested while attempting to transport 30 parcels of the substance together with cassava in 2 sacks from Huhunya to Nkurakan in the Eastern Region. Spokesperson of the Eastern ...

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Spiritualist remanded for fraud

A spiritualist who extorted money to the tune of GHȼ33, 000.00 from a man under the pretext of securing him an ancient schnapps bottle has been remanded into prison custody. The accused, Francis Yeboah, pleaded not guilty to the charge of defrauding by false pretense before a Tarkwa Circuit Court. He would re-appear before the court on Monday June 26 ...

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