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Adisadel College student denies assault accusation; case to be heard after WASSCE

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Adisadel College student denies assault accusation; case to be heard after WASSCE

The perpetrator in the famous video attacking a fellow Adisadel College student has denied the allegations of assault and inflicting damage.

Despite being released on bond, the accused faces the burden of upcoming WASSCE exams. As a result, the court has decided to adjourn the case until after the tests are completed.

Both parents of the implicated youngsters and members of the general public were present throughout the court sessions.

Due to the delicate nature of the case, however, it was held in the judge’s chamber.

His Majesty The presiding judge, Eric Oheneba Antwi Boasiako, has delayed the case until September 27, 2023, to let the students finish their final examinations without interruption.

About the Adisadel College case

The event occurred on June 30, 2023, when one of the pupils was shown in a viral video strangling a fellow student and then striking his head on a nearby metal bed.

The video garnered substantial condemnation from the public, with some doubting the incident’s motivation.

According to Citi News, the kids were fighting over a sim card belonging to one of them.

After the event, the Housemaster of Quaque House, where the incident occurred, was suspended, as were the students.

Following a visit by the Deputy Minister of Education, Rev. John Ntim Fordjour, the pupils were given a psychologist.

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Chinese citizen serving jail sentence for theft escapes from Nsawam Prison

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An officer from the prison service confirmed the escape to Citi News on Monday, saying they had some clues that might lead to the fugitive's re-arrest.

A Chinese national who was serving a one-year term at Nsawam Prison for stealing and other major crimes has reportedly escaped.

The escape occurred after the suspect allegedly pretended to be unwell and was sent to Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital for treatment.

According to reports, he was apprehended in Tema and detained before being transported to the Nsawam Maximum Security Prison.

The jail officer assigned to follow him has been detained by the service pending an inquiry into the event.

An officer from the prison service confirmed the escape to Citi News on Monday, saying they had some clues that might lead to the fugitive’s re-arrest.

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Police launch investigation into the death of the owner of ‘Jirapa Dubai’

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In conjunction with the inquiry, one person has been apprehended. The Inspector-General of Police has sent a team of investigators and specialists to work with the Upper West Regional Police Command. This is to guarantee a thorough examination of the situation.

The Ghana Police Service has launched an inquiry into the death of Mr Eric Johnson, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cossy Hill Hotel (Jirapa Dubai), located in Jirapa, Upper West Region.

Mr. Johnson died in a pool of blood in one of his hotel rooms on February 11, 2024.

The Regional Crime Scene Management Team has subsequently inspected the event scene.

In conjunction with the inquiry, one person has been apprehended.

The Inspector-General of Police has sent a team of investigators and specialists to work with the Upper West Regional Police Command. This is to guarantee a thorough examination of the situation.

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Akyemansa: Police search for assailants of Chinese miners at Akyem Akokoaso

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Police officers who visited the site to photograph the scene to begin their investigations are working with the mining company's management to capture the perpetrators.

The Akyemansa District Police Command is searching for a group of armed men who ambushed some Chinese miners and robbed them of GHC10,000,000 and two gold bars in Akyem Akokoaso, a farming village in Ofoase Ayirebi.

According to Citi News sources, the armed men assaulted the Jia Xin Industrial Mining Company Limited facility on Friday at about 7 p.m., shooting two Chinese miners in the leg and testicles before fleeing with the cash and gold bars.

The two Chinese miners who were brought to the hospital were treated promptly and are in stable condition.

Police officers who visited the site to photograph the scene to begin their investigations are working with the mining company’s management to capture the perpetrators.

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