Crime Watch

Ghana: Soldier mobbed and killed – Inside Story

Sherif Imoro, 21, has been identified as the soldier who was allegedly killed by a mob in Ashaiman Taifa last Saturday. He was a trumpeter in the Ghana Armed Forces Band and was stationed at Sunyani in the Bono Region. He was in Accra for a military course and had been visiting his parents in Ashaiman every Friday for the past three weeks. Last Friday would have been the third time he was returning home when he was confronted by a gang that killed him. According to his father, Awudu Imoro, Sheri...[Read More]

“I’m not above the law – McDan says

Daniel McKorley, Chief Executive Officer of the McDan Group of Companies, has praised the judge who convicted and sentenced him for contempt, saying the incident has increased his respect for Ghana’s judiciary. The fact that the court did not respect his social standing and was bold enough to deal with him in accordance with the law, according to the multi-millionaire, demonstrates that no one is above the law. McDan told journalists after the sentence that he had learned a lot from his co...[Read More]

Missing military officer found

Lt. Col. Peter Amoah, the military officer reported missing on February 25th, 2023, has been found, according to the police. The officer was discovered by police in the Central Region. “He has since been handed over to the Military while the Police investigation continues to determine the circumstances surrounding his disappearance,” the Police said in a statement on Sunday, February 26. The disappearance of Lt Col Peter Amoah of the Directorate of Army Peace Keeping Operations has a...[Read More]

Police officer on trial for defiling a student have admitted touching her breast

A police officer on trial for allegedly defiling a fifth-grade student admitted to touching her breast but denied having sex with her. G/CPL Emmanuel Duah, 46, appeared before a Ho Circuit Court on February 1, 2023, and pleaded not guilty to the charge of defilement brought against him. On September 29, 2021, he faces prosecution for allegedly defiling a class five student who has now turned 14 years old at Ave-Xevi in the Akatsi North District. According to, the suspect allegedly...[Read More]

27 pregnant women died due to the inaccessibility of hospitals

Majeed Sulemana, a senior health officer at the Ghana Health Service (GHS) Upper East Regional Directorate, revealed that 27 pregnant women in need of critical medical attention died in the Bawku municipality between 2021 and 2022. This is due to the ongoing conflict in Bawku, which is located in the Upper East region. Majeed stated that 20 pregnant women died in 2021, with seven more dying by the end of December 2022. “This is due to the inability of pregnant women to visit and receive me...[Read More]

Ghana: Three people killed in Yaw Bronya motorcycle accident

Three people were killed in a motorcycle accident in Yaw Bronya, Bosome Freho District, Ashanti Region. The three victims, Augustine Annor, Kwame Reuben, and a female victim in her late sixties, have yet to be identified. In his line of duty, Augustine Annor is said to have hired Kwame Reuben to transport him to Foase. After hitting a pothole on the road, the high-speed motorcycle lost its balance. As a result, it collided with a female pedestrian crossing the street, killing all three victims o...[Read More]

Man arrested for stealing his girlfriend’s Bible and pillow

After being arrested and charged with stealing items belonging to his girlfriend, a young man pleaded guilty. On Monday, January 30, Peter Otieno of Nairobi, Kenya, took his lover Valentine Songore’s Bible, pillow, mat, and mobile phone without her permission. He was charged with theft and possession of stolen property, to which he pleaded guilty. Otieno appeared before the Makadara Law Courts, which were presided over by Senior Principal Magistrate Mary Njagi, and had his charges read to ...[Read More]

Alfredo Cospito: Hunger-striking Italian anarchist moved amid protests

A sentenced Italian revolutionary who has been on hunger strike for quite a long time has been moved to a prison in Milan in the midst of developing feelings of dread that his well-being is deteriorating. Allies of Alfredo Cospito, 55, have burnt vehicles and undermined authorities in a fight at his prison conditions. Cospito has been declining nourishment for over 100 days. The new limitations, typically saved for mafia supervisors, incorporate one checked visit from relatives and one call a mo...[Read More]

‘My wife can’t harm customers’ – Husband of Yellow Sisi Waakye vendor

The husband of the popular Yellow Sisi Special Waakye vendor has expressed his wife’s trauma as a result of customers being poisoned and dying after eating his wife’s food. He expressed doubts about his wife’s business’s ability to recover from the heinous incident and the negative image it has created. In an interview with Citi FM in Accra, the disturbed man stated that his wife loved her family and the customers she served too much to intentionally harm or kill them. &#...[Read More]

The FDA has suspended the operation of the Yellow Sisi waakye joint in Oyibi, which killed one person

The Food and Drugs Authority has suspended the Yellow Sisi Waakye joint in Oyibi, which resulted in one death and over 40 hospitalisations. The FDA’s environmental assessment of food preparation revealed that unsanitary practises and food handling could have resulted in food contamination, leading to the outbreak of foodborne disease. According to the FDA, a joint investigation with the Ghana Health Service (GHS) began immediately after the incident was brought to their attention, in accor...[Read More]

Ghana: Public transport runs into traders

At the Suame roundabout in the Ashanti Region, a commercial vehicle known as Trotro collided with pedestrians and food vendors. According to reports, one person died while being rushed to the hospital. The witnesses stated, two pedestrians were rushed to the Tafo Government Hospital after suffering severe injuries. Some of the pedestrians hawking on the roadside were unharmed. The accident occurred when a commercial Toyota Commota with the registration number AS 3987-13 veered off his lane, coll...[Read More]

Ghana: Father shoots his son to death for being stubborn

The Ahanta West District Police Command has launched an investigation into his biological father’s alleged shooting death of a 25-year-old man for being stubborn. The incident occurred in the Ahanta West District of the Western Region at Ahuntumanu. In a fit of rage, the suspect, identified only as Uncle Awortwe, allegedly reached for a gun and pulled the trigger, instantly killing the son, also identified only as Ankoo. According to 3news, Stephen Ackah, an assembly member for the area, c...[Read More]