CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

Illegal miner kills colleague over 10 cedis

An illegal miner has been stabbed to death by his colleague over Ghc10 at Amenam in Birim North District of the Eastern Region. The body of the deceased Kwabena Asante 35, has been deposited at Mamaso Community Hospital Morgue.  A misunderstanding ensued between the suspect Felix Kofi Fredrick and Kwabena …

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Nigerian with new voter ID arrested at Aflao border

The Aflao Sector Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has arrested one Emmanuel Phillip, suspected to be a Nigerian by nationality, with the new Ghana voter ID card. The Command, stationed in Ketu South in the Volta Region, nabbed the suspect on Monday, July 6 when he attempted to …

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Don’t blame teachers for death of KNUST SHS student – NAGRAT

The Ashanti region chapter of the National Association of Graduate Teachers(NAGRAT) says its members in the KNUST Senior High School(SHS) did not act irresponsibly in the case involving the death of a student in that school. The Ghana Education Service has begun investigating claims that teachers and school authorities stood …

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Two teachers of KNUST SHS also interdicted

The Education Directorate in the Ashanti Region has interdicted two teachers of KNUST SHS over the death of a final year student. The two are Owusu Ansah Seth, a Senior Housemaster, and Anthony Awotwe, housemaster of the Densu House, where the deceased student was. A committee has also been constituted …

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18-year-old boy kills 100-year-old grandma over wee

A hundred (100) years old “Awoyo” Prophetess, Comfort Aba Otuaa, a resident of Awutu Osardu in the Agona East District has been murdered by her own grandson over her refusal to give him money to buy marijuana (Weed). The sad incident which occurred Wednesday has thrown the entire community into a state of shock …

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Mother of boy who died at KNUST SHS speaks

Mother of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Senior High School student, who died on Tuesday, has given a harrowing and chilling account of how her son lost his life. The boy who was suffering from severe stomachache was left in the hands of colleague students for …

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Stop putting exams ahead of lives – GMA to GES

The  Ashanti regional chairman of the Ghana Medica Association (GMA) Dr Paa Kwasi Baidoo has appealed to the Ghana Education Service to reconsider the decision to put students in schools despite the creeping cases of COVID-19 in secondary schools. According to him, it is surprising to see how Ghana insists …

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Old Woman Commits Suicide

The Amasaman Police Command is investigating the circumstances that led to a 35-year-old mother of five take her own life. The late Gladys Laweh, according to sources was spotted by her ten-year-old son hanging in their apartment at Doblo Gonno in the Ga West municipality on July 7. Her husband, …

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17 year old boy killed over girlfriend

A 17-year-old boy has been stabbed to death over a girl. The deceased Benjamin Awusah was stabbed in the chest near the right breast by a gang of seven okada riders. The incident occurred at Akuapem Adawso in the Akuapem North District of the Eastern Region. Brother to the deceased …

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Man jailed 7 years for chopping off daughter’s leg

The Agona Swedru Circuit Court has sentenced a 37-year-old man residing at Kojo Armah, near Agona Swedru in the Central Region, to seven years’ imprisonment for chopping off the right leg of his two-year-old daughter. The convict, Mawuli Bossu, pleaded not guilty to the charges of causing harm and use …

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Tenant convicted for indiscriminate disposal of refuse

A Hohoe Magistrate Court has sentenced Kudzo Gonyo, a tenant to a fine of GH¢ 300.00 for indiscriminately disposing refuse in front of his dwelling. Gonyo pleaded guilty and was convicted on his own plea and would serve a term of one month imprisonment if he defaults in paying the …

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Details of the 7 persons who have just been killed by coronavirus

Ghana’s Coronavirus related deaths rose from 122 to 129 following the demise of 7 persons, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) announced Monday. 6 out of the 7 had co-morbidities such as diabetes, hypertension, and right breast cancer while 1 had none. 4 were females whereas 3 were males. The deaths were recorded …

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Mob attacks two thieves at Weija, One Killed

Two suspected thieves have been attacked by an angry mob at Negleshie Amanfrom, a suburb of Accra in the Greater Accra Region. One of the suspects, Selasie Asinyo who survived the attack, has been admitted at an undisclosed hospital receiving treatment but the other, Agbesi was pronounced dead on arrival …

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SAD AUDIO: Senior Minister, Osafo-Maafo test positive for Covid-19

The Senior Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo has tested positive for Covid-19, the Information Minister has disclosed, Tuesday. This was announced today by the Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah at a press briefing in Accra. Mr Oppong Nkrumah stated that the disclosure was in consonance with the government’s transparency and with …

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Coronavirus: Stop withdrawing your wards from school – GHS, GES

The Ghana Health Service and the Ghana Education Service have advised parents to desist from picking their wards from schools which record COVID-19 cases. This, according to the two government agencies, risks increasing community spread. The advice comes after some parents besieged the Accra Girls Senior High School to demand the withdrawal …

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Messi will ‘end his career’ at club – Barcelona

Lionel Messi will “end his working and footballing life at Barcelona”, the club’s president has said. Josep Maria Bartomeu dismissed reports the Argentina international, 33, was unwilling to renew his current contract when it expires in 2021. “We are negotiating with many players but Messi has explained to us he wants to …

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TwinsNation – Betrayal

    TwinsNation comes through with a new song tagged “Betrayal. The Billions Family Group  bosses have done it once again after releasing their song titled ‘Where Were You.” It is not just about music, but also the celebrated talented twins are here with the continuity of the rest of the story that …

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Self-styled military man arrested for impersonation

A 27-year old self-styled military man has been arrested at Nkrankwanta in the Dormaa West District in the Bono Region. The suspect, Isaac Owusu, was arrested by a joint military cum police detachment that were waiting to escort the Regional Minister, Evelyn Ama Richardson on an inspection tour of the …

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Wesley Senior High School records COVID-19 case

A female student of the Wesley Senior High School(WEHIS), Konongo, in the Ashanti region has tested positive for COVID-19. The student reportedly showed signs of the virus and had to be referred to the Manhyia Government Hospital for treatment. An uncle of the student who confirmed the news on Kumasi …

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Six students of Accra Girls SHS test positive for coronavirus

The Accra Girls Senior High School has recorded six coronavirus cases. The patients, all students of the school, were isolated at the school’s sickbay on Monday, June 29, 2020, together with some other students who also showed symptoms of COVID-19. According to a Citi news report, six out of eleven students …

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10 arrested over Kassena-Nankana deadly clashes

Police in Navrongo have arrested 10 people over renewed clashes in Kassena-Nankana in the Upper East Region. Six people have been killed and 12 houses torched after some residents from the Doba and Kantiga communities clashed over a parcel of land intended for a police station. Speaking to Starr News …

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