The Accra High Court has sentenced a driver to death by hanging after a seven-member jury found him guilty of the murder of two African-American women in Akwamufie in the Eastern Region in 2015.
The 19-year-old boy standing trial for allegedly defiling a nine-year-old girl failed to turn up in court when the case was called last week, our correspondent has reported.
Two unemployed friends who attacked and robbed a trader and her granddaughter of a mobile phone, handbag and eighty Ghana cedis have been slapped with a 15-year jail term.
A Circuit Court at Nsuta has sentenced an electrician to two years imprisonment for forging documents of two public institutions.
The Ashanti regional police has been accused of killing two suspects, one of whom is a 38-year-old man at Asawase a suburb of the regional capital, Kumasi.
The Police MTTD says it will now be able to arrest in real time, offenders of road traffic laws and prosecute them, with the introduction of the smart drivers’ license.
A month after declaring war on activities of land guards in the capital, the Accra Regional Police Commander is reporting progress with the arrests and prosecution of culprits.
A 9-year-old was grisly defiled by a man in the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abirem District in the Central Region and was left to die after her intestines surged.
Residents of Bantama and other communities in the Constituency say armed robbery is on the ascendency in the area.
A 19-year-old pupil teacher of Sureso Star Preparatory school in the Wassa Amenfi West district has been remanded into prison custody by the Tarkwa circuit court for allegedly defiling a 15-year-old girl.
The Gender Minister says her outfit is liaising with other agencies for justice to be carried out for the four-year-old girl who was defiled at Assin Adadientem.
Two men have been dragged to the Accra Circuit Court for allegedly defrauding an Indian businessman of $40,000 in a gold and diamond deal.
The Central Regional Police Commander has been tasked to investigate the case in which a four-year-old girl was defiled at Assin Adadientem.
The Ashanti Regional Police have arrested a 34-year-old man who has been parading himself as a law lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
Gender advocate, Angela Dwamena Aboagye says the state institutions are being “irresponsible” by their failure to follow up on a defilement case at Assin Adadientem.
The chief of Adadientem village where a four-year-old girl was allegedly defiled, is a cousin to the 17-year-old suspect, Joy News has learnt.
The Police in Assin Fosu have failed to pick the suspect who allegedly defiled a four-year-old girl at Adadientem more than a week after it was reported.
A gun battle between police officers and armed robbers at Omenako near Suhum on the Accra-Kumasi highway at dawn on Tuesday has left a 17-year-old boy injured.
Mobile telecommunication giant, MTN, has refuted claims that workers in the organisation are responsible for the fraud perpetrated on its mobile money account holders.
The Wa Circuit Court has sentenced a former teller at the Wa branch of Stanbic Bank to 10 years imprisonment with hard labor for stealing ¢287,000.00 belonging to the bank.
At least three Ghanaians have been arrested over large-scale romance fraud in which some £5 million has been stolen from 16 Britons.
Some parents are said to be disgracefully obtaining a financial advantage from crimes inflicted on their children, particularly those who are defiled.
The police in Ashanti Region have arrested 245 suspected criminals and sex workers at various criminal dens in the Kumasi.
The Police Criminal Investigations Department (CID) says there has been a reduction in armed robbery incidents in residential areas across the country.
Armed robbers Tuesday night shot and killed Anthony K. Fouliber, a nurse at Sawla Polyclinic when the minibus he was traveling in was attacked.
A 25-year-old man, Prince Baah, has been arrested by the police in Koforidua for impersonation and unlawful possession of police accoutrement.
A Juvenile Court in Accra has sentenced an 18-year-old third-year student of Achimota Senior High School, who shot a female colleague with his father’s single barrel gun to sentenced to three years imprisonment.
Police at Manso Nkwanta in the Amansie West District have gunned down three suspected armed robbers following a gun battle with a police patrol team.
A polling station secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party in the Nsuta-Kwamang-Beposo Constituency has been remanded into prison custody for an offensive conduct.
Two friends dared the gods to steal gold ore worth GHC116, 000 from a shrine at Wiamoase in the Ashanti Region.
A hospitalised victim of a shooting incident at Alajo in Accra has died, a family source has confirmed to Joy News.
Police Prosecutors handling the trial of 20 persons accused of murdering Maxwell Mahama have revealed, they are on a manhunt for 13 more persons took part in the murder of the soldier.
The branch manager of Mawarko Fast Food, Jihad Chabaan, has been jailed nine months after he was found guilty of assault and causing harm to a caterer at the restaurant.
The Medical Superintendent of New Abirim Government Hospital Dr. Osei Bonsu has been arrested for allegedly stealing items belonging to the hospital.
Police in the Volta Region have arrested 13 persons at Aflao believed to be attacking travelling who cross the border to Togo.
Two beneficiaries of the Youth Employment Agency in the West Akyem Municipal Assembly of the Eastern Region, are being investigated for fraud.
A 20-year sentence handed to five armed robbers by a Circuit Court in Tema was enough to turn five robbers against each other in a nasty brawl, Monday.
The police have apprehended 15 suspects, including a woman for the alleged killing of Constable Daniel Owusu at Abeka Lapaz last Thursday afternoon.
The IGP David Asante Apeatu has announced a GH¢10,000 reward for anyone with information leading to the arrest of two armed men who shot two police officers at Abeka Lapaz.
A state attorney, Joyce Debrah, was expected to start the committal proceedings yesterday but requested for more time to do certain minor corrections and refile the bill of indictment and summary of evidence.
A 27-year-old Kente weaver who is alleged to have been involved in the murder of his wife, Esther Amoasi, 25, has been arrested in the Agotime Ziope District of the Volta Region.
Fresh evidence intercepted by Joy News shows that notorious Nigerian billionaire kidnapper did not only fraudulently secure a Ghanaian passport, but he also acquired one for the wife and two of his children.
Police prosecutors in Cape Coast have discontinued the case against the first batch of seven suspects said to have taken part in the lynching of Major Maxwell Mahama.
The Tuobodom Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday remanded a beneficiary of the YEA, Awuni Kwame Nelson, into prison custody for defrauding by false pretense.
A Kumasi-based businessman has been fingered as a key suspect by the family of the 78-year-old hotel owner who was stabbed to death on Monday.
The Police at Atomic, Kwabenya have arrested three men suspected to be involved in the killing of a development chief at Ardeyman near Amasaman in the Greater Accra Region.
The Accra Regional Police Command says it has begun investigations into the murder of Nii Tettey Sarbah, Nkusuohene of Amasaman, who was shot and butchered to death by unknown assailants.
Captain Maxwell Adam Mahama was lynched on Monday, May 29, by some residents of Denkyira-Obuasi in the Central region where he had been stationed.
A member of the Council of State, Samuel Okudzeto is calling on leadership of the country to as a matter of urgency, rise against increasing incidents of mob justice.
A Cape Coast District Court has remanded into police custody the Seven persons suspected to have played roles in the brutal killing of the Commander of an Army detachment.
One of the men captured in a video of the lynching of Captain Maxwell Adam Mahama, has been found dead.
Prof. Ken Agyeman Attafuah says the horrific killing of a Captain of the Ghana Army is a reflection of the “wicked and unforgiving” nature of Ghanaians as a people.