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Man stabs ex-lover for snubbing him at funeral

A 38-year-old man has been hurled before a court for stabbing his ex-lover after she snubbed him at a funeral. The accused, Daniel Nunoo, who has been washing cars for a living, bolted after committing the crime was but later arrested. An Accra District Court that heard the case on Tuesday adjourned it to November 21. He has provisionally been ...

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Security man in court for raping cook

Carlos Armah, a 24-year-old security man accused of raping a 19-year-old cook at an Osu-based restaurant, on Tuesday appeared before an Accra District Court. Armah, charged with rape, had his plea reserved by the court presided over by Mr Stephen Owusu. He was remanded into Police custody to reappear on November 21. The facts as narrated by Detective Sergeant Simon Terkpor were that ...

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Farmers fined for attacking forest guards

The Nsuta Circuit Court has sentenced two farmers to a total fine of GHS9,000.00 for inflicting cutlass wounds on two forest guards in the Nyinase Forest Reserve in the Ejura-Sekyedumase Municipality of the Ashanti Region. Osman Tawure and Solomon Wofsa, would spend 36 months in prison should they fail to pay the money. The court directed that, GHS3,000.00 of the ...

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AG withdraws stay of execution application against Indian businessman

The Attorney General has withdrawn its application of a stay of execution at the court of appeal, in the case where the residence and work permits of Indian Business Ashok Sivaram are under contention. The Attorney General, represented by a state attorney, Jasmine Armah, filed the application at the court of Appeal after a similar suit was dismissed at the ...

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3 jailed 75 years for robbery at Mamprobi

An Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday sentenced three persons who four years ago robbed a retail firm at Mamprobi at gunpoint, and made away with GHc3,710.00 and other valuables to a total of 75 years imprisonment. They are: Hafiz Ali 22 years, aka Send the Money; and Yakubu Shaibu 24 years, aka Jelilu, who had been on remand till date, ...

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Driver in court for impregnating and abusing 15-yr old house help

Kwasi Akuffo, a 56-year-old driver, on Monday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly impregnating his 15-year-old house help. Akuffo, charged with defilement, has pleaded guilty with explanation. He is said to have continuously defiled the victim after she had delivered. The victim got pregnant during the initial sexual advances from Akuffo. The court presided over by Aboagye Tandoh deferred Akuffo’s ...

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Man held for attempted murder of 8-year old girl

A 25-year unemployed man, Venyo Yovo, has been arrested by the Juaso police after he reportedly attempted to strangle an eight-year-old girl. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Andrew Anyani, the Asante-Akim South Municipal Commander, who confirmed this, said the incident happened at Juaso. The little girl had been asked by her elder sister to run an errand for her, and ...

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Unemployed man jailed for defiling minor in Achimota Forest

Kwame Mensah, an unemployed man, who defiled a ten-year-old girl in the Achimota Forest Reserve in Accra, was on Monday sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court. Kwame Mensah pleaded not guilty, but was however found guilty on the charge of defilement by the court presided over Mrs. Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku. Mensah was arrested by members of ...

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52 year-old man jailed for escaping from police custody

The Tarkwa District court two has sentenced Nana Yaw Bukari, a 52-year-old unemployed to two months imprisonment for unlawfully escaping from police custody. He pleaded guilty and was convicted on his own plea. Prosecuting, Sargent Joseph Lartey, told the court that the complainant is a police officer stationed at Tarkwa, and the accused, a resident of Cyanide, a suburb of Tarkwa. ...

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Man weeps over 10 year jail term for defilement

Thomas Tetteh, a 34-year-old electrician, on Thursday wept uncontrollably after an Accra Circuit Court sentenced him to 10 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling an 11-year-old girl at Teshie on different ocassions. Tetteh, who was charged with defilement pleaded guilty and the court presided over by Mrs Jane Harriet Akweley Quaye convicted him on his own plea. He is ...

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