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Unemployed man sentenced to three years in prison for stealing cooking items

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Unemployed man sentenced to three years in prison for stealing cooking items

An Accra Circuit Court punished a 25-year-old jobless young man who stole cooking goods worth GH1,450.00.

Ebenezer Bortey broke into the home of a barman and destroyed a padlock and door lock worth GH200.00.

Bortey pled guilty to all charges, including unauthorised entering, inflicting unlawful damage, and theft.

Bortey was found guilty of his plea and punished accordingly by the Court presided over by Mr Isaac Oheneba Kuffour.

Bortey was sentenced to 12 months in jail for unauthorised access and inflicting unlawful damage, and 36 months in prison for theft.

“Sentences are to run concurrently,” the Court said.

According to the prosecutor, Police Sergeant Priscilla Avoga, the complainant was a pub attendant who lived in the Nungua Kpokeke region, while the accused, now convicted, was a resident of Nungua Traditional Authority.

According to the prosecution, on July 24, 2023, at around 1700 hours, the complainant departed for work and returned the next day at approximately 0500 hours to find her door shattered and the room looted.

According to the complaint, the complainant conducted an inventory and discovered that her blender valued at GH400.00, microwave priced at GH500.00, rice cooker valued at GH280.00, gas cylinder valued at GH150.00, and a set of bowls valued at GH120.00 had all been taken.

According to the prosecution, the complainant raised an alert and afterwards learned that the defendant was caught in connection with another theft case in the neighbourhood.

According to the report, the complainant raced to the site of the arrest and discovered her stolen stuff with the offender. According to the prosecution, the complainant accompanied the defendant to the police station with her belongings and filed a complaint.

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Chop-bar owner implicated in three murders denies participation

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One of his victims is an anonymous lady in her 30s who was found dead, half dressed, at the Otorkporlu Bridge, off the Odumase-Asesewa route in the Eastern Region. The woman had been subjected to terrible actions such as cutting her tongue and private regions. The motivation behind these horrible deeds is unknown, with Tetteh claiming that the chop bar owner paid him GHS500 every operation. In an unexpected twist, the chop bar owner, who Tetteh claims recruited him for these ceremonies, flatly denies any participation in the deaths.

A chop bar owner who has been linked to three murders has denied any participation in the crimes.

Richard Tetteh, a 35-year-old suspect in the killings, identified her as the mastermind.

According to reports, Tetteh claimed that the local chop bar food vendor employed him to remove fluids from his victims’ noses and private regions.

One of his victims is an anonymous lady in her 30s who was found dead, half-dressed, at the Otorkporlu Bridge, off the Odumase-Asesewa route in the Eastern Region.

The woman had been subjected to terrible actions such as cutting her tongue and private regions.

The motivation behind these horrible deeds is unknown, with Tetteh claiming that the chop bar owner paid him GHS500 every operation.

In an unexpected twist, the chop bar owner, who Tetteh claims recruited him for these ceremonies, flatly denies any participation in the deaths.

During an interrogation by the district police, she vehemently denies Tetteh’s charges, claiming that she has never planned a murder in her life.

As the inquiry continues, Tetteh and the chop bar owner remain in police jail, awaiting more interrogation and legal action.

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Kasoa: Police arrest suspect in the murder of a military commander

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According to Adom News' Seth Kofi Adjei, who covered the event, the conflict arose from a land dispute between the deceased military commander and some accused unlicensed developers. As the cops headed to the regional command to file a complaint, an eyewitness told Adom News that Benlord threatened to deal with them if they didn't stop pursuing the land and police matter. As his threats remained unanswered, he allegedly pursued them from behind and opened fire on the automobile. He reportedly shot the deceased, who was driving, seven times in the head and chest, forcing the car to crash into a gutter.

The Millennium City District Police Command has apprehended Benlord Ababio, popularly known as Nana Ben, the suspect in the murder of a military commander over a property dispute.

Nana Ben, who also serves as Millennium City’s Gyasehene, allegedly opened fire on a vehicle carrying three officers, killing one instantaneously.

The deceased was shot while driving his own Toyota RAV4 with the registration number GR 3591-24.

According to Adom News’ Seth Kofi Adjei, who covered the event, the conflict arose from a land dispute between the deceased military commander and some accused unlicensed developers.

As the cops headed to the regional command to file a complaint, an eyewitness told Adom News that Benlord threatened to deal with them if they didn’t stop pursuing the land and police matter.

As his threats remained unanswered, he allegedly pursued them from behind and opened fire on the automobile.

He reportedly shot the deceased, who was driving, seven times in the head and chest, forcing the car to crash into a gutter.

The policemen managed to depart the scene.

The wounded cop was sent to a mother and child hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Meanwhile, the deceased’s body has been placed at the 37 Military Hospital.

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Police officer nabbed for suspected shooting incident in Ashanti Region

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In reaction to the tragedy, the Inspector-General of Police has met with the deceased's wife and family to offer condolences and assistance at this difficult time. A high-level police mission has also been despatched to meet with the impacted families and communities. Authorities have informed the public that a comprehensive investigation is underway to determine the facts behind the incident. See the post below.

The Ashanti South Regional Police Command has apprehended a police officer who is alleged to have been engaged in a fatal shooting.

The incident occurred on April 4, 2024, at Manso Adubia, Ashanti Region.

“The Ashanti South Regional Police Command has detained a police officer for an alleged fatal shooting incident that occurred today, April 4th, 2024, at Manso Adubia in the Ashanti Region,” the Ghana Police Service stated on social media.

In reaction to the tragedy, the Inspector-General of Police has met with the deceased’s wife and family to offer condolences and assistance at this difficult time.

A high-level police mission has also been dispatched to meet with the impacted families and communities.

Authorities have informed the public that a comprehensive investigation is underway to determine the facts behind the incident.

See the post below.

POLICE OFFICER DETAINED FOR ALLEGED SHOOTING INCIDENT

The Ashanti South Regional Police Command has detained a Police Officer for an alleged fatal shooting incident which occurred today 4th April 2024, at Manso Adubia in the Ashanti Region. pic.twitter.com/sa512TWQew

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