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The suspect who stoned who his wife Madam Gloria Akorley to death at Amuzukope, a suburb of Kasoa in the Central Region, has been remanded for two weeks in police custody by the Awutu Ofaakor Circuit Court, presided over by his lordship Ebenezer Osei Darko. The suspect, Nicholas Akorley who appeared in court today told the court he killed the wife. He further disclosed to the court that after discovering the wife had lost interest in him, he plotted to kill her because she had planned to divorce him. Nicholas Akorley told the Judge that he approached the wife in the wee hours of Thursday October 4, 208, when she was on her way to town and hit her in the head with a hammer. The suspect from an account of his daughter, Bernice Akorley revealed her father always threatened to kill the mother and use her for ritual purposes. Bernice Akorley said her parents’ marriage had grown sour as the two have for a while not the best of friends. According to her, she only recollects that her mother had a phone call early Thursday morning and went out. The man has been arrested and assisting the police in their investigation.
A man has allegedly stoned his wife to death at Amuzukope, a suburb of Kasoa in the Central region. The husband threatened the woman, 32, Gloria Akorley, according to the daughter, several times. Bernice Akorley revealed her father always threatened to kill the mother and use her for ritual purposes. Bernice Akorley said her parents’ marriage had grown sour as the two have for a while not the best of friends. According to her, she only recollects that her mother had a phone call early Thursday morning and went out. The man has been arrested and assisting the police in their investigation.
The Kokrobite police have arrested three suspected armed robbers on Wednesday. The suspects, Daniel Lartey,19, Samuel Amartey, 18 and Isaac Commey, 18, were arrested at their hideout upon a tip-off, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) John Yeboah has disclosed to Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm’s Banahene Agyekum. The suspects are known to have attacked their victims, snatched their valuables from them in the area. The DSP revealed to our reporter that, a British national was recently attacked, raped and had her money amounting to GHc300 and mobile phone stolen by these suspects. Leader of the team that staged the arrest, Chief Inspector Adu Ofori said, the three are also car snatches and their modus operandi ids to target their victims at night and attack them. DSP John Yeboah underscored the need for the public to feed the police with the needed information to help them arrest and deal with criminals in the area.
A 20-year-old small scale miner, Augustine Armah, has shot his 50-year-old mother, Auntie Aso dead in the Western region. The suspect is said to have shot the mother dead with a pistol because she reportedly cursed and told him he would never find a wife should he fail to change from his womanising ways. Rainbow Radio's Sir Fresh reporting on Nyankonton Mu Nsem on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm said, Auntie Aso, the mother, was worried about her son's womanising attitude and so advised him to put a stop to it. The discussion between the two according to Sir Fresh, on Tuesday degenerated into a misunderstanding leading to a situation where the mother angrily said her son would never marry should he fail to stop womanising. This infuriated the suspect who went into his room, brought out the pistol and shot the mother dead. The body of the deceased has been deposited at the Tarkwa government hospital morgue. The suspect has also been arrested and in custody.
A 38-year-old man, Agyei Simon, has defiled his 13 year-old stepsister multiple times at Kasoa in the Central region, Rainbow Radio’s Kwabena Agyekum Banahene, has reported. Narrating the incident to Nyankonton Mu Nsem, Banahene said, the victim [name withheld] who was staying at Mankessim was brought to Kasoa to stay with his stepmother by the father. According to Banahene, the suspect a teacher, took advantage of the situation and defiled the stepsister on four occasions. Banahene said, although the suspect had defiled the victim several times, she was unable to break the news to anyone. However, the victim after suffering another sexual attack on Sunday September 23, 2018, broke her silence and told her stepmother that her son defiled her. The victim who was bleeding at the time was sent to the hospital where it was confirmed that she had been defiled. The suspect has since been arrested and detained.
A 44-year-old woman, Auntie Ama, has allegedly poisoned her husband, Mr Alfred Yankey, 50, to death over negligence of responsibility. The suspect is said to have poisoned the husband because he was not taking care of her and their four children. Rainbow Radio's Christopher Anto told Nyankonton My Nsem that, the husband according to the suspect, was not providing the family money for upkeep. He also indicated that although Mr Yankey was a farmer, and a professional teacher at Sefwi Benchemaa Nkatieso D/A primary school at Sefwi District, and received monthly allowance, he never provided for his family. The frustrated woman is said to have poisoned the food she prepared for the husband, and gave to him to eat after he returned from work. The husband started complaining of stomach ache after consuming the food upon returning from work on Wednesday. He was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital and doctors confirmed he was poisoned. The body has been deposited at the Juaboso Hospital morgue awaiting autoposy. The late Yankey left behind 8 bedroom apartment, three different farms and other landing properties. The suspect has been arrested by the police and assisting them with investigation.
Five suspected armed robbers have been arrested by the Kasoa Divisional police command. The suspects Dickson Kumadzro, 42, Kwaku Atatsi, 22, Adjevi Yao, 35, Kofi Amewugah, 28, and Divine Mawuli, 30, were arrested on Wednesday upon a tip off. Addressing the press today [Thursday], the Divisional Police Commander, ACP David Agyeman Adjem narrated that; the police arrested the suspects upon a tip off at Wassa Akropong in a hotel. Three others he noted escaped arrest after jumping from the third flow of the hotel building. He disclosed that, the suspects robbed some Indian nationals at Wassa Akropong to the tune of GHc 270, 000 and 7.5 kilos of gold. Other items found on them were a pistol, Indian Citizen ID Card, a driver’s license, a cartridge, knife and hammer, the commander said. The suspects he said have been remanded and would be transferred to the CID Headquarters in Accra for further investigations. Meanwhile, he has appealed to Ghanaians to assist the police by providing vital information on suspicious characters in the area to help the police deal with criminals and criminal activies.
A linguist at Abura Dunkwa, Opanyin Kojo Mensah, and his wife have been murdered in cold blood by unknown persons in their room at Abura Dunkwa in the Abura-Asebu Kwamankese District of the Central Region. Information available indicates that the bodies of the two deceased persons were found in their room on Monday. Children of the deceased persons were worried their parents had not woken up at their usual time. They were found dead after the door to their room was forced open. The linguist and his wife, Nana Hemaa, who is also the queen-mother of Ejumako Ntumi, left behind two children. The bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital morgue, while the Central Regional Police Command has started investigations.
Kofi Asiedu, 35, a resident of Pakyi in Kumasi has allegedly stabbed a friend in the stomach with a broken bottle. The incident occurred in the area over the weekend. Narrating the incident to Nyakonton Mu Nsem on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm, our reporter, Sir Fresh said, the victim, Dankwa, 17, was stabbed in the stomach following a scuffle between him and Kofi Asiedu. He [Dankwa] had gone to Asiedu’s house to demand for payment for roofing sheets he sold to Asiedu to roof his building. The confrontation between the two later turned sour leading to the unfortunate incident, the victim’s sister, Akosua narrated. Akosua further disclosed that the two were separated in a fight but they later exchanged blows in a second fight, which resulted in the stabbing of Dankwa. Akosua told Sir Fresh the suspect claimed the victim owed him GHc20 and ‘’so I was expecting him to deduct the GHc20 from the cost of the roofing sheets. He had no business fighting him.’’ According to the sister, his brother has been admitted at the emergency ward of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital. The suspect, a driver and physically challenged is currently on the run.
The Kasoa Divisional Police Command has arrested two suspected car snatchers. The two suspects Abdul Malik and Kweku Abeka allegedly stole a Daewoo Evander from owner, on August 23, 2018 at Kasoa, which was parked at the tollbooth due to a fault it developed when the owner was on his way to Accra. on his way to Accra. ACP David Ajim at a press conference told journalists that, the owner George Gyemfi, left the car at the tollbooth because it developed a fault. He left the car at the same location with the aim of coming for it the next day. However, he realised all the tyres on the car had been removed the next day. He then decided to find a way to tow the car from the location. But the car was towed from the location when he returned back for it. After he enquired from some individuals around, he was told a young man had come and towed the car away. The owner later reported the incident to the police. Investigations conducted revealed the car was towed to a private residence at Kasoa. The police then followed up and established Abdul Malik had rebranded and sold the car. The ACP said, ‘’when we got to the house, we saw five other cars including the one belonging to Mr Gyemfi.’’ He has admonished the public to always notify the police when their vehicles develop faults on the road to prevent such incidents from reoccurring.
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