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August 18, 2018 4:56 PM Driver jailed 12 years for having sex with 14-year-old

An Accra Circuit Court on Thursday sentenced William Kwasi Okyere a driver to 12 years imprisonment for having sex with a 14-year-old girl at Teshie in Accra. Okyere had pleaded not guilty to the charge of defilement, but the trial Judge, Mrs Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku however found him guilty at the end of the trial and sentenced him accordingly 244

March 29, 2018 9:46 AM Ex Chinese vice mayor sentenced to death for corruption

Zhang Zhongsheng, the former vice mayor of Luliang City in north China’s Shanxi Province, was sentenced to death on Wednesday for taking bribes of more than 1 billion yuan (US$159 million), a court said today, according to Xinhua news agency. Zhang’s personal assets will be confiscated, according to the Intermediate People’s Court of Linfen City in Shanxi 127

March 27, 2018 11:31 AM Driver sentenced to death for killing British Missionary in 2010

An Accra High Court has sentenced Kofi Seidu, a driver and farm manager, who murdered and buried a British Missionary in an old farm at Nsawam in 2010, to death. This was after a seven-member jury unanimously pronounced him guilty on the charge of murder. However, on the charge of conspiracy to commit crime, namely murder, leveled against Seidu and Reverend 140

March 26, 2018 11:46 AM Egypt elections: Favourite Sisi seeks high turnout in polls

Egyptians began voting on Monday in a presidential election set to deliver an easy win for incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, with turnout the main focus after all serious opposition withdrew complaining of repression. Polling stations will be open for three days and Sisi, a former military commander, has urged Egyptians to vote, hinting that he sees the election 135

March 18, 2018 3:48 PM Indian pop star jailed two years for smuggling migrants

An Indian pop star, Daler Mehndi, has been sentenced to two years in prison for smuggling migrants abroad. Mehndi and six others were accused in 2003 of cheating people of large sums of money by falsely promising to take them to Western countries. The singer was convicted on Friday in the northern state of Punjab. But he was released on bail soon after 107

March 17, 2018 3:30 PM Hacker who gave up Wikileaks source dies

Adrian Lamo, a computer hacker best known for passing on information that led to the arrest of Chelsea Manning, has died aged 37. In online messaging conversations, Manning confided in him, describing confidential military material Manning had sent to Wikileaks. Wikileaks published the video of a US helicopter strike that killed seven people, including 120

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 93

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 112

March 10, 2018 10:02 AM A/R: Four jailed 62 years for robbery

A Circuit Court at Juabeng in the Ashanti Region has sentenced four persons to a combined term of 62 years in prison with hard labour for robbery. Osman Adam, a 32-year old petty trader; Yussif Issahaku, a 29-year old driver; Kadi Sumaila, a 26-year old driver and Osman Alhassan, a 20-year old driver’s mate were arrested by the Tafo Pankrono Divisional 102

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 106