A 30-year old man who is popularly referred to as a Rasta man due to his dread locks has reportedly stabbed his father in the shoulder at Dadieso in the Western region.
The suspect according to Christopher Anto our correspondent, stabbed the father because he reportedly gave a portion of his cocoa farm to his junior brothers though he was the first born.
According to him, the victim who was married with two wives and preparing to go on retirement failed to give him his share of his property [cocoa farm] but has allocated some to his junior brothers.
In anger, he stabbed the father in the shoulder. He was later over powered by some neighbors otherwise he would have killed the father, Christopher Anto added.
The father he concluded is currently on admission at the hospital receiving treatment whereas, the suspect has escaped arrest.
The Atiwa police command has arrested four suspected men on suspicion of narcotics distribution.
The regional police commander, DSP John Yeboah addressing the press said, the command had a tip off that a group of men were dealing in the distribution of narcotics at Kwaaben, Krofofro and other areas.
He said the command arranged and managed to deploy undercover agents to the areas mentioned and upon reaching there, the narcotic substances suspected to be cocaine and marijuana were found on the suspects.
The suspects-Bojo Mark 37, Kennedy Adarkwa 27, Kwadwo Owusu 47, and 67 year-old Ablakwa Agya Ampem who had stored the narcotics were arrested.
Reporting the incident to Nyankonton Mu Nsem on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm, our regional correspondent, Francis Armah Frimpong said the suspects were arraigned before the Kwaaben Magistrate Court.
The court has remanded the suspects in custody and will re-appear in two weeks.
Some alleged supporters of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) wielding cutlasses, clubs and other offensive weapons reportedly took over the Tarkwa/Bogoso station in Kumasi near Adehyeman claiming the station belong to them.
The supporters from reports gathered forced occupants of the station to vacate the station since they were going to take over.
Officials of the station, called the police but the alleged supporters left before the arrival of the police.
They however returned again after the police left to continue with their unlawful act. The police upon another call placed to them, managed to arrest two of the suspects when they stormed the station.
Two children have been attacked by suspected armed men with one dead and the other in critical condition at Akyem Asuokor district of the Eastern region.
An eyewitness who spoke to Nyankonton Mu Nsem on Rainbow Radio 87.5FM said, the attackers clubbed the victims leading to the death of one of them.
According to the eyewitness, he went to farm to cut some woods but chanced upon the victims, became scared and later went home to call his uncle for support.
He said, the incident has left residents scared. Mr. Isaac Donkor who sent to the victims to hospital said the doctors did their best to sustain the survivor and ''she is currently responding to treatment'', he added.
The deceased [male] he said was five years while the survivor is seven years and a female.
An Okada driver is said to have diverted his route to the bush fter taking a passenger to bush and forcefully raped her and collected her belongings on the Adeiso Asuaba road.
Nyankonton Mu Nsem’s regional correspondent, Prince Collins Bening who filed the report said, the suspect, Bright Atukpe upon reaching the Asuaba road stopped and asked to attend to nature’s call but after attending to nature’s call, he [suspect] pulled a knife and asked the victim Mansa, to follow him into the bush where he forcefully had sex with her.
The suspect wielding the knife threatened to kill the victim if she failed to allow him sleep with her, he added.
The suspect was arrested and is currently being prepared for court our reporter added.
Three small scale miners have been arrested for allegedly attempting to dig up a grave with another suspect who is on the run—apparently so they could use for ritual purposes.
The suspects according to Rainbow Radio's reporter Abdul Malik Anokye; were compelled by one Mallam Benin aka ‘You Can’t Challenge’ to dig the grave of a dead person, remove some parts so he use them to perform rituals for them.
The four had gone to see the Mallam to help them make more money from their small scale mining activities.
The incident occurred at Manso a suburb in the Ashanti region. The suspects, Kwabena Nyarko aka Kobby 17, Alex Donkor aka Cadre 31, Atinga David alias Gabby, 26 and Suleman Allotey aka Accra Boy, 40 acting upon the instructions given them went to the cemetery to dig the grave, remove the toes, nails and other parts of the body.
They were however unlucky as a resident had mobilized some residents in the area after suspecting that the suspects had planned to dig the grave.
The three were caught after carrying out their act but the youngest among them managed to escape.
A 40 year old supplier of narcotic drugs specifically marijuana popularly known as wee, has reportedly slashed the ear of his 11 year old daughter for revealing his trade to her peers.
The suspect who is a farmer lives with the victim at Amanokrom in the Western region.
Throwing more light on the issue, Nyankonton Mu Nsem’s correspondent, Christopher Anto said, the suspect, Mr. Fredrick slashed the victim’s ear after he heard residents discussing about his trade.
The police is however yet to arrest the suspect. The victim is also in a critical condition
A 30 year-old Rastafarian has allegedly made an attempt to murder his father for refusing to make him continue his education to the senior school level after he completed junior high school.
The suspect, Emma Darteh is the second of Mr. Effah Darteh seven children, and the only one who had not had secondary and tertiary education like the other six siblings.
Our regional correspondent, Abdul Razak in a report said, Emma had on several occasions complained to his father to make him continue his education after completing junior high school.
He said, the suspect could not understand why the father failed to allow him continue his education or enroll him at a technical or vocational school. He was always complaining to the father but he [father] failed to listen to him.
Emma he noted wielding a knife threatened the father to enroll him in school or sponsor him to learn a trade. The knife he added, harmed the father and he’s currently on admission at the hospital.
The incident happened in the Brong Ahafo region.
An alleged fake mallam by name Mohammed Musah have been arrested by the tamale metro police command for allegedly defrauding two upcoming footballers of an amount of GH 12,000 cedis to help them developed their chosen Carrier.
Mallam Mohammed Musah who resides in Tamale in the northern region was alleged to have defrauded two young footballers who went to him to seek development in their carrier.
Speaking to one of the victims, Issahaku Alhassan, he revealed that, they consulted the accused person for spiritual help to travel abroad to better their football carriers and also make them the very rich.
But unfortunately the accused person Mohammed Musah, failed to grant them their wish after asking them to pay 12, 000 cedis for the process.
The accused was arrested by the Tamale Police and have been prepared for trial at a Tamale district court on the 26th January 2017.
By: Prince Kwame Tamakloe
A landlord is currently at large after he allegedly clubbed a tenant with a metallic object which has led to the victim’s death three days after the attack.
The victim according to Abdul Razak our reporter, complained of severer pains before meeting her untimely death.
The suspect, Mr. Oppong allegedly hit the deceased with the metallic object after she reportedly failed to flush the household toilet after using it.
According to Abdul Razak, the landlord had complained severally on the failure of the tenants to flush the toilet after using it.
He said, the landlord confronted Nana Konadu now deceased after she had used the place; asking why she failed to flush the toilet. Nana Konadu reportedly hailed insults on the landlord who later hit her with the metal object.
Nana Konadu who is physically challenged complained of severe pains and was later sent to the hospital but died while on admission, he added.
The incident occurred at Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo region.