Author: Class Peters

A football coach who recruited three people under the pretense of providing them playing possibilities abroad was jailed by the Circuit Court of Accra. Ken Augustt entered a not guilty plea to the charge, but after a trial, the court ruled him guilty and he was given a 300 penalty unit fine, or GHC3,600.00. In the event of default, he would be sentenced to 48 months of hard labor. The defense attorney, Mr. Lord Delvin Essandoh, argued for mitigation before sentence that the defendant was a first-time offender and that the trial had provided him with a lesson that had…

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The Sowutoum District Court has heard a case involving a 29-year-old shop manager who is accused of killing Shadrack Allu in the West Hills Mall in Weija, Accra. Despite being accused of murder, Kwame Osei Boafo’s plea was upheld. Boafo has been placed in police prison pending a February 16 court date by the court presided over by Mr. Stephen Tabiri. However, the defense attorney challenged the facts as they were stated by the prosecution, claiming that the case was complicated by “cause,” which could not be connected to his client. The attorney said that a postmortem report would help…

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Allegations that some soldiers killed “innocent Kusasi youth and women in their homes and towns” have been dismissed by the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) as “false” and “unfounded.” “The attention of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has been drawn to allegations by some individuals in Bawku that soldiers deployed on Operation Gongong to restore calm in the area are killing innocent Kusasi youth and women in their homes and communities. They also allege that military personnel have seized Zoogin, a Kusasi community,” a statement signed by Naval Captain Michael Addo Larbie, Director of Public Relations said and described the allegations…

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A 36-year-old woman who admitted stealing GHS50,000 from her Accra employer was sentenced to one year of hard labor in prison by the Accra Circuit Court, which postponed her original sentence. During the most recent sitting, the court, presided over by Mr. Kwabena Koduah Obiri- Yeboah, found Joyce Enyonam Dedei guilty based on her own admission, and it was mandated that she undergo a pregnancy test before receiving a punishment. She must also pay a fee of 300 penalty units, or GHS3,600.00, or else she will have to spend an additional year in jail performing hard labor. The fact that…

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A radio presenter with Pure FM in Tarkwa, Nana Amoako popularly known as the“BNI” has been beaten severely by unknown men. He is Pure Fm’s morning show host and sportscaster.  Nana Amoako described his situation to GhanaWeb, saying that he was selecting the sports commentary in the studio on Wednesday afternoon when his producer informed him that two men were waiting for him. “I told him to inform them to wait for me. When I went, I met two men who saidthey had some issues to speak to me about, so they asked that we descend, but Itold them that…

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The police have launched a manhunt for a gang of robbers who attacked a gold buying shop at Ntwitwina near Wassa Nkonya in the Western Region on Wednesday, February 1. Three people were shot during the robbery, according to reports. According to the police, a special team made up of officers from the investigative, intelligence, and operational branches has been sent to the town and its neighboring communities to increase security. We want to reassure the public that the robbers will be apprehended and brought to justice. The arrest of a few robbery suspects in the area on Saturday, January…

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About 12 people have been detained by the Ghana Police Service on suspicion of being part of a syndicate that is to blame for several crimes throughout the nation. The offenders were reportedly apprehended between July 2022 and January 2023 as a consequence of a persistent operation, according to the police. “The Police have detained twelve individuals who are part of an organized crime group responsible for a slew of robberies, murders, and carjackings in three different parts of the nation. The arrests are the result of a long-term, intelligence-driven investigation by a special police squad that mounted surveillance on…

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A total of 34 women are being prosecuted for prostitution in the Tema metropolis. After recent reports from concerned locals revealed that some young women had been parading the city’s streets at night seeking clients for prostitution, this was done. To restore sanity to the city, the Tema Regional Police Command organized an operation under the direction of intelligence. The arrests led to the detention of the female citizens of Ghana, Liberia, and Nigeria in Subon Valley in Community Seven 7, the Sabrina Hotel neighborhood in Community One at Site 17, and the Viena City and Datus neighborhoods in Community…

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The Sunyani Traditional Council and its Paramount Chief, Nana Bosoma Asor Nkrawiri II, and two other people have been charged with contempt of court over the publication of Madam Abenaa Brayie Donkor as the Queen mother of the Sunyani Traditional Council. The applicants are asking the Kumasi High Court to imprison the respondents, including Madam Donkor and one Nana Obiri Yeboah, in a motion submitted by Nana Obiri Boahen of the “Enso Nyame Ye Chambers,” a Sunyani-based law practice, and counsel. The plaintiffs include Mr. Kwasi Mensah, another Head of the Royal Family, and Madam Yaa Animah, the Head of…

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The Accra Circuit Court Eight has sentenced a trader who caused harm to a “Good Samaritan” to six months in hard labour. Samuel Lawson was rendered unconscious after Isaka Adamu, 21, struck him in the head with a stick and prevented him from enacting his own brand of justice on a thief. When Adamu was brought before the court on Monday, he only accepted the crime, and he was given the jail sentence. The complainant, Mr. Lawson, worked as a security guard for UCS Security Company in Dzorwulu, according to Police Inspector Wisdom Alorwu, while the convict, Adamu, was an…

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