A 35-year-old resident of Kasoa whose name was only given as Jay-Jay, has allegedly defiled a 9-year-old girl.
Narrating the incident to Nyankonton Mu Nsem on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm, our correspondent, Nana Yaw Asare, said mother of victim realized something usual about the daughter and when she confronted her, the victim confirmed to her mother that, the suspect allegedly abused her sexually.
The incident occurred on Tuesday February 13, 2018 at Kasoa.
According to Nana Yaw Asare, the suspect lured the victim into his room and took advantage of her.
The incident yesterday according to the victim, was the third time the suspect abused her.
The suspect is currently in police custody and would soon be processed for court.
Three suspected armed robbers have died following a shoot-out with the police at Weija in Accra.
The suspects, who have been under police surveillance for the past three months, were said to have been involved in most of the robberies and car snatching operations within and around Gbawe, Bortianor, Weija, Kokrobite and Kasoa.
They were identified as Kwame Salsa, Jah Rule and Joe.
Regional Commander for the Accra Police Command, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Mr George Alex Mensah, at a press briefing said the three suspects had succeeded in snatching a number of vehicles and the police were on their heels.
He said the three recently attacked a man, whose identity is being protected by the police, and hijacked his Range Rover.
According to him, the three were not able to bolt with the vehicle but abandoned it after ransacking it.
The suspects allegedly undertook another car snatching operation last Thursday dawn.
DCOP Mensah said at about 1 a.m. last Thursday, the suspected robbers attempted to snatch a vehicle but the occupants of the vehicle were policemen who were undertaking an undercover patrol operation.
They exchanged gunshots with the police and in the course of the shoot-out, the police gunned down the three suspects.
About 10 masked men, on Thursday robbed about 10 different shops at Kejetia and its environs in Kumasi, Rainbow Radio’s Abdul Malik Anokye has reported.
According to him, the armed suspects, robbed their victims of different items including fabrics, undisclosed amount of money, mobile phones among others.
Abdul Malik Anokye added that, the police reported to the scene after the armed men had left.
Investigations into the matter has commenced, he concluded.
Four suspected armed robbers have been arrested at Nkran-Nkwanta near Nkawie in the Ashanti region.
Briefing the media on the arrest, DSP Emmanuel Asiamah said the four were arrested at dawn Friday January 26, 2018.
The suspects are Kwabena Johny, 22; Nuhu Yahaya-19; Richard-25 and Yaya-22.
Their modus of operandi according to the police was to storm the residence of residents in their absence and rob them of their valuables.
The four were arrested during an operation. Some items including an amount of GHc350 was retrieved from them.
Five suspects have been arrested in connection to the shooting and killing of the late Constable Daniel Owusu at Lapaz in July 2017, the IGP David Asante-Apeatu has announced.
At a press conference today [Thursday], the IGP said “…Five persons have been arrested in connection with the murder of constable Daniel Owusu, who was shot dead by armed robbers in Accra on 13th July 2017, while he was performing a patrol duty.”
“They are Benjamin Nii Lantey Flexi Boye, age, 27, Kassim Mukaila alias Ekpe, 30 years, Laila Mohammed, 20 years, Musah Ibrahim, alias Moses can do, 27, and Abass Abdulai, 36. Kassim Mukaila and alias Ekpe and Musah Ibrahim were the suspects who shot, but went into hiding immediately after the incident until recently when they were arrested,” he added.
The late Daniel Owusu was shot dead in July last year, while another was injured by some assailants.
The suspects were said to be on a robbery mission in the area, but shot the policemen to prevent him from thwarting their operation.
Two fugitives and three other accomplices have been arrested by the police in connection to the raid carried out at the Kwabenya police command which led to the killing of a Chief Inspector on Sunday.
Addressing the media on Thursday, the IGP said the two were arrested at Wurawura in the Volta Region.
The IGP said the three accomplices who aided the escape of the fugitives, including a 28-year-old woman, have also been arrested.
He added: “We have since arrested two of the fugitives on Tuesday 23rd January at Wuwura in the Volta Region. They are Atta Kwadwo and Prince Osei. Also, two accomplices who aided the escape of the fugitives were arrested in Accra on Monday 22ndJanuary 2018 and yesterday 24th January 2018.’’
According to him, the accomplices who were detained include a 28-year old woman named Nancy Bentah alias Awura Ama. The other is George Yeboah Ackah aka Kwesi Shower.
‘’One more person Kofi Acheampong alias Nana Owuo age 32 was also arrested at Afienya,” he said.
Nana Owuo he noted is believed to be the spiritual father of the suspect and a source of weapons supply to the criminals.”
Items such as a coffin and skeletons were found at the place of Nana Owuo’s arrest, the IGP revealed.
The Identities of the seven suspects who escaped from police custody at the Kwabenya Police Station have been revealed by the Police administration.
The suspects, who were in police custody escaped after armed men stormed the station, shot the Inspector on duty dead.
A statement signed by the Greater Accra Regional Police Command’s PRO, ASP Effia Tenge said, ‘’The Accra Regional Police Command is on a manhunt for seven (7) suspects who escaped from the Kwabenya Police cells this dawn, Sunday 21st, 2018 together with some armed men who facilitated their escape.’’
‘’In the process, one police officer sustained gunshot but unfortunately passed on whilst receiving treatment at the 37 Military Hospital, the statement added.
The names, nationality and ages of the suspects on the run are as follows:
1. 1.Dickson Ofori, Ghanaian-24 years
2. Chibuzor Akwabu, Nigerian-34 YEARS
3. Edem Rockson, Ghanaian-27 years
4. Prince Osei, Ghanaian-27 years
5. Emmanuel Kotey, Ghanaian-21 years
6. Kofi Dadzie, Ghanaian-21 years
7. Attah Kwadwo, Ghanaian-20 years
‘’The police has commenced investigations into the matter and pursuing them with all the urgency it deserves. Meanwhile, any information can be communicated to the police on hotlines 191, MTN.VODAFONE Toll Free 18555, 0302773695 and 0302787373,’’ the statement concluded.