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March 16, 2018 2:00 PM Farmer jailed for slashing co-tenant with cutlass

A Circuit Court in Tarkwa has sentenced a farmer to four years imprisonment for slashing his co-tenant’s head and hand with a cutlass. Kojo Takyi, who was charged with causing harm, pleaded guilty to the offence and was convicted on his own plea. Police Chief Inspector Faustina Celestina Anaman, told the court presided over by Mr. Emnanuel Bart-Plange 16

March 14, 2018 2:24 PM E/Region: Robber, another jailed for escaping lawful custody

The Akuapem Mampong Circuit Court in the Eastern Region, has sentenced a robbery suspect who escaped lawful custody for ten and three years to run concurrently. The other convict, also a robbery suspect, was jailed three years for escaping lawful custody, but pleaded guilty for robbery. Richard Amoah, Herman Aseidu and Daniel Ansah, who were all arrested 25

March 9, 2018 5:59 AM W/Region: Father jailed 15-yrs for raping daughter

A 45-year-old mason, who was arrested for impregnating his biological daughter, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by the Tarkwa Circuit Court. Samuel Ansah had pleaded guilty to the charge of incest and was convicted on his own plea. The victim, a first-year Junior High School (JHS) student is carrying a two-month-old pregnancy. Assistant Superintendent 36

February 15, 2018 4:29 PM Convict with few hours to leave prison caught with drugs

A serving convict who had few hours to leave prison has been nabbed for allegedly possessing quantity of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp. Appearing before an Accra Circuit Court, Emmanuel Danquah pleaded not guilty to the charges of possessing narcotic drugs without authority. The court presided over by Aboagye Tandoh remanded him into Police 13

February 11, 2018 2:53 PM Liberian fined GH¢18,000 for illegal mining

A Tarkwa circuit court has fined a Liberian GH¢ 18,000 for mining illegally and causing harm. The convict, Paul Nakaah, unemployed, who pleaded guilty to the crime, will in default serve 48 months in prison. Prosecuting, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Juliana Essel-Dadzie told the court that the complainant in the case is a resident of Kaniakor 12

February 8, 2018 4:00 PM Fake military officer sentenced to two years imprisonment

A man arrested for parading himself as a military officer and duping a lady of her cash of GH¢9,000.00 has been sentenced to two years imprisonment by a Kumasi Court Circuit. Lovelace Kwabena Kwabia Brenya was additionally ordered to pay a fine of GH¢3,000.00 or have his term extended by six months. He faced charges of impersonation, unlawful possession 26

January 17, 2018 6:00 AM Man jailed 18 years for robbing mobile money vendor

A man who attacked and robbed a mobile money vendor at knifepoint of his cash, recharge cards and mobile phones, has been sentenced to 18 years in prison with hard labour by the Juaso Circuit Court. Kofi Agyei was handed the jail term after he pleaded guilty to the crime. He said the victim, Sheila Fosua, had closed from work and was returning to the house 34

November 2, 2017 11:00 AM Welder jailed over fraud

A welder, Kweku Sefa, popularly known as Pusher, is to spend a year jail term after an Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday found him guilty on the charges of defrauding by false pretenses. Sefa is said to have defrauded Edward Ofori, a businessman of GHc60,000.00, under the pretext of providing him with two boxes of so-called pipe joint sealants used mainly 42

November 1, 2017 8:47 PM Rampaging NPP youth will be convicted; we have enough evidence- Police

Tamale Police say they are ready to clamp down on lawless activities by rampaging New Patriotic Party youth who have decided to hold political leaders hostage. Police spokesperson ASP Mohammed Tanko told Joy News’ Emefa Appau the youth “will not dare” because when they do, the full force of the police will descend on them. According to him, the police 26

October 30, 2017 1:10 AM Ghana gets $5m from US to fight child trafficking

The United States government through the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Office has supported anti-human trafficking institutions in Ghana with $5 million to fight child trafficking and forced child labour. The beneficiary institutions include; IOM and Free the Slaves, an NGO, which formed part of the Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership signed between 21