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Two convicted for stealing a cow

Two Fulani men caught with a stolen cow have been convicted by the Asante-Mampong District Magistrate Court. Ahmed Issah, a herdsman, and Abdul Malik, farmer, pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to steal and stealing. They were each sentenced to a fine of GHs900.00 and would spend 10 months in prison should they fail to pay the money. Police Chief ...

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Maj. Mahama murder: Take 17-yr old suspect to Borstal home – Judge

A District Court in Accra has ordered the police to relocate seventeen-year-old boy Ebenezer Asamoah, one of the suspects believed to have lynched a military officer, Major Maxwell Mahama. According to the court presided over by Ebenezer Kwaku Ansah, until the police is able to establish the that the boy is eighteen, he should be sent to the borstal home ...

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5 suspects remanded for lynching alleged ‘witch’

The Bolgatanga Magistrate Court has remanded into police custody five suspects for allegedly lynching a 67-year-old woman accused of being a witch at Yenboka Kenna, a town in Pelungu in the Nabdam District of the Upper East Region The five have been charged with conspiracy to commit murder. The suspects are Gbambil Sore, Kofi Pale,  Mba Sore, Timbila Sore and Samuel ...

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Mother of five steals baby at Teshie

A 30-year old mother of five has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court for stealing a two-month-old baby girl at Teshie. Abena Somoah, unemployed, charged with child stealing, pleaded guilty. The court presided over by Mrs Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku remanded the accused person into Police custody after deferring her sentence to June 14. It further ordered that the convict is ...

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Trader charged for stealing 7 phones

A trader, 26, has been arraigned before an Accra Magistrate Court for stealing seven mobile phones being charged in a drinking bar. Samuel Amenu pleaded guilty when he appeared before the court, presided over by Isaac Addo. Amenu was fined GH¢120 or in default serve three months imprisonment. He was further asked to pay to cover the cost of the ...

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Two jailed 7 years for impersonating COCOBOD CEO

The two men who impersonated former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Dr Stephen K. Opuni have been handed a total of seven years imprisonment. The convicts, Christian Obeng, a businessman, and Latif Apulala, a driver, were said to have created a fake Facebook account in the name of the former COCOBOD boss and used it to ...

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Shop assistant to serve three years for stealing

An Accra Circuit Court, on Monday, sentenced Samuel Kwadwo Bekoe, a Shop Assistant, to three years imprisonment in hard labour for stealing. Bekoe pleaded not guilty to stealing GHc 180,000.00, belonging to one Mama Tanaz, but he was found guilty by the Court, presided over by Mrs Jane Akweley Quaye after the trial. He is also to refund the money ...

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Judgment on GITMO detainees acceptance adjourned

The Supreme Court has for the second time adjourned their judgment over the legality of government’s decision to accept the continuous stay of two Gitmo detainees in the country. According to the court, the interpretation of article 75 and 83 of the constitution with regards to the substantive case, was monumental, and therefore more time was needed to give consideration ...

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Man, 71, jailed for acid attack on relatives

A 71-year-old driver, who splashed acid on his son and his eight-year-old granddaughter at Achimota, has been sentenced to six years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court. The two victims are said to have suffered severe burns after the attack. The son had his neck area badly affected by the acid, while the grand-daughter suffered burns on the right eye and ...

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Court orders arrest of reggae artiste for stealing

A Circuit Court in Accra has ordered the arrest of a Reggae/Hi-life Artiste for failing to appear before it in a £25,000 stealing case. When the matter was called, M.C. Morinton Kobby, otherwise known as Emperor Messiah, who is alleged to have absconded with the said money, could not be found, hence prosecution prayed the court for an arrest warrant. ...

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