Tag Archives: Police arrest

Greater Accra Police arrest 50 landguards

The Accra Regional Police Command, arrested 50 land guards in October 2017. The 50 (21 of whom are on remand, whilst 20 are on court bail, and nine on police enquiry bail) were arrested from five divisions of the Accra Regional Police Command. A statement signed by the Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) George Alex Mensah, said ...

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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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Ivorian arrested by Ashanti police with AK 47 rifle

Police in the Ashanti Region have arrested an Ivorian, Amadu Yakubu, for illegal possession of weapons which were seized by the police on Saturday, 28th October 2017 on the Kumasi – Obuasi Highway. The 51-year-old man was arrested at about 1:30 pm by police on his way to Kumasi to take proceeds of the ammunition he had supplied. The Public ...

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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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Self-styled pastor in court for assaulting ex-lover

Kingsford Ansah, a Pastor, has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged with causing unlawful damage, assault and threat of harm. He has however pleaded not guilty to the charges. The Court, presided over by Mrs Jane Harriet Akweley Quaye, admitted Ansah to bail in the sum of GH¢60,000.00 with two sureties, who should be gainfully employed. He is to ...

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Police officer interdicted for illegal sale of guns

Corporal Effah Kyere Williams Boadu, an officer with the Upper East Regional Arms and Ammunitions Unit of the Ghana Police Service, has been arrested for illegally selling firearms to unauthorized persons. He is currently in police custody with 4 others who have also been charged with illegal possession of arms. Corporal Effah Boadu, an arms and ammunitions clerk, is said ...

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Court remands corn-miller for rape

The Agogo Magistrate Court has remanded a 26-year-old man into police custody for allegedly defiling a minor at Dampong in the Asante-Akim South District. The plea of Kofi Manu was not taken and he was ordered to make his next appearance on Wednesday, September 13. Detective Inspector Clement Dekyi told the court presided over by Mr. Stephen Tabiri, that the ...

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Thieves break into Ofoase Omanhene’s palace

Thieves have broken into the palace of the Omanhene of Ofoase in the Asante-Akim South District of the Ashanti Region, and made away with a number of items belonging to the stool. These include five pieces of kente cloth, 10 pieces of wax print, executioners’ word, computer system unit and four swords used for the swearing-in of chiefs. Deputy Superintendent ...

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