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Kumasi, Nov 30, GNA – An 18-year old farmer caught with two locally manufactured short guns and cartridges has been remanded in prison custody by a Kumasi Circuit Court.

Accra, Nov. 30, GNA – The Court of Appeal has acquitted and discharged Mr Tsatsu Tsikata, former Chief Executive Officer of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) on five year jail term handed down to him on June 18, 2008.

Accra, Nov. 22, GNA - Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome, a Ghanaian businessman and a former Honourary Vice Consul to Austria, has denied ever saying he would not pay back the judgement debt, as ordered by the Supreme Court.

Tarkwa (W/R), Nov. 20, GNA - A Tarkwa Circuit Court has fined  a 32 year-old driver, Abraham Ankomah, GH¢540.00 for careless and inconsiderate driving and negligently causing harm.
   Ankomah, who pleaded guilty to the offence, would go to prison for 28 days should he default payment.

Winneba (C/R), Nov. 17, GNA - The Winneba District Magistrate’s Court has sentenced a 19-year old unemployed to two years imprisonment in hard labour for stealing two nanny goats valued at GHc 500.00 and Samsung mobile phone valued at GHc 200.00 Ghana Cedis.

Accra, Nov. 16, GNA – Counsel for Daniel Aseidu, one of the suspects in the murder of J. B Danquah, MP for Abuakwa North, says his client is a young offender and should be accorded special treatment as set out by the law.

Accra, Oct. 5, GNA - Emmanuel Winfred Sackitey, a 32- year- old labourer who defiled a 10- year- old pupil at Tsokomey, a suburb of Weija has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by Accra Circuit Court.

Accra, Oct. 5, GNA – An Accra Circuit Court on Tuesday struck out a case involving a mason, Daniel Adekpui who was alleged to have in his possession firearms without lawful authority.

Accra, Oct. 5. GNA – An Accra Circuit Court on Tuesday deferred the sentence of one Seidu Issah, who was arraigned for possessing 58 wrappers and a half compressed parcel of dried leaves, suspected to be Indian hemp.

Accra, Oct. 5, GNA – A 22-year-old mason who allegedly strangled a seven- year old girl to death after having sex with her, would be tried summarily for defilement a representative from the Attorney General (AG) office has said.

Eleven shop owners were on Saturday arrested and fined by a joint Sanitation  Taskforce in the La-Nkwantanang-Madina Municipality (LaNMMA)for doing business, whilst the National Sanitation Day (NSD), was being observed.

An Accra Circuit Court on Thursday struck out a case involving one Isaac Oduro, a trader, who was said to have robbed one Phylis Opoku Afriyie of her IPone 5C mobile phone worth GH₵ 1,500.00. The case was struck out for want of prosecution. The prosecution after a number of l adjournments has failed to present witnesses in the case to commence trial.

A 25-year-old man, Edward Donyiri, is in the custody of the Mountain View Police Station following his arrest over suspected robbery by some youth of the Pantang Village in the Greater Accra Region, on Friday afternoon.  One of his arresters told the GNA that they heard continuous banging on the door of a house along the main road, and discovered that one of the doors had been split.

Bawku (U/E), Sept. 20, GNA - A  suspected notorious armed robber was at the weekend lynched by the Zemmasa community members near Bawku in the Upper East Region after he resisted arrest and shot at them.

A mason, Daniel Adekpui, was on Monday granted bail by an Accra Circuit Court two years after failure of the prosecution failed to commence trial. He was granted bail of GH₵ 40,000.00 with two sureties. He is also expected to report the police CID every Friday.

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