Tag Archives: Court gavel

‘Evangelist’ in court for swindling fiancée of GH¢165,000

A self-styled evangelist is facing the law for allegedly swindling his fiancée of GH¢165,000. The accused, Solomon Yidana, was on Monday put before a Kumasi Circuit Court, presided over by Mr Ekow Mensah, to answer a charge of defrauding by false pretence. He however pleaded not guilty and was granted bail in the sum of GH¢165,000 with three sureties. Yidana ...

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Trader in court for fraud

A Trader, Cecelia Nyame was on Wednesday put before an Accra Circuit Court for defrauding by false pretense. Cecelia was said to have defrauded one Francis Sarpong Dakudze of an amount of GH¢30,000.00. She pleaded not guilty to the charge and was granted bail in the sum of GH¢50,000.00 with one surety to reappear on July 24. The facts of ...

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Driver fined for careless driving

A Ho circuit court has fined Dodzi Gidisu, driver of a pick-up truck, GHC 840 or in default serve a nine-month jail term with hard labour for causing the death of one Moses Akpabli, a motor rider. The court presided over by Madam Priscilla Dikro, ordered Gidisu to pay a compensation of GHC 1500 to the bereaved family and further ...

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Pastor remanded for fraudulent breach of trust

A Pastor, Richmond Nana Danso, was on Monday remanded by an Accra Circuit Court for dishonestly appropriating an amount of $10,080 and GHc 2,000.00, belonging to one Lucy Korkoi Tetteh. Richard pleaded not guilty to the charges and was remanded by the court presided over by Mrs Afi Agbanu Kudomor to reappear on March 30. Prosecuting Chief Superintendent of Police ...

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Jomoro NDC Chairman granted bail in fraud case

The Half Assini Magistrate Court has granted a GHs 500,000.00 bail to Gideon Konibah, the Jomoro Constituency Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and his accomplice with two sureties to be justified for alleged fraud. Konibah and Augustine Ofori Andoh, Deputy Constituency Secretary of the NDC, are facing a provisional charge of defrauding under false pretense. Their pleas have ...

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Man in court for assaulting co-tenant over NPP’s Victory

Christopher Anani, self-employed, who allegedly assaulted a co-tenant for his jubilation over the New Patriotic Party’s victory at Agbogba, has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Anani, who was charged with assault, pleaded with the court to allow him and the complainant settle the matter out of court. The Court therefore referred the parties to the Alternative Dispute Resolution of ...

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Three in Court for human trafficking

Three persons on Thursday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly trafficking a trader to Saudi Arabia after promising her a job in the Kingdom. The woman on reaching the country was however subjected to sexual abuse and maltreatment by her supposed master. The three are George Boadu, a trader, Fati Mahammud a Secretary and Leah Kalimi a Kenyan ...

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Alleged fraudster granted self recognisance bail

A trader, Rebecca Brome, was on Thursday granted bail by an Accra Circuit Court when she appeared before it for defrauding two persons of various sums of money. Rebecca was granted a self-recognisance bail by the court presided over by Madam Mary N. A Aryee. She is to deposit an amount of GH₵ 13,000.00, with the court registrar, deposit her ...

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Okadaman in court for defilement

A Commercial motor bike rider who offered a 14-year-old girl a ride and ended up having sex with her has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Ben Alake charged with defilement pleaded guilty, and pleaded with the court to forgive him. The court convicted Alake on his plea but deferred sentence to October 28. This is to enable him provide ...

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Three held for destroying church property

Three people have been arrested over the alleged destruction of property of the Living Power Ministry Church valued at GHȼ70,235.00. Thomas Osei-Wusu, Agyenim Boateng and Emmanuel Akwasi Wusu, reportedly used a bulldozer to level the church’s building at the Airport Roundabout in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region. They were on Wednesday put before a Circuit Court, presided over by Mrs. ...

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