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Lockdown

S. Africa experiences crime decline due to lockdown

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South Africa experienced some decline in many different crimes between July and September because of the national lockdown meant to combat COVID-19, said South...
Court

Alleged rapist and thief remanded in custody

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The alleged thief and rapist whose penis was severed by his victim, has been remanded into police custody by the Obuasi circuit court. ...
child marriage

Child Marriage is a crime – Gender Ministry

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Ms Maribel Akuorkor Okine, the Western Regional Director of the Department of Gender, says child marriage is a crime and punishable by law. She said...
Ghana police

Nayiri calls for support for Police Service

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The Nayiri, Naa Bohagu Mahami Abdulai Sheriga has appealed to government to retool the Ghana Police Service in the North East Region with vehicles...
Protesters Nigeria

Nigerian police launch nationwide crackdown on crime in protests

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Nigerian police said a national crackdown has been launched on all criminal activities to make the country safe, after reports of suspected hoodlums hiding...
Court

Two friends convicted for robbery

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Maxwell Takyi alias Capee and Adu James alias Agya Koo, have been sentenced to a total of 30 years imprisonment by the Tarkwa Circuit...
Hundreds of demonstrators hold a rally and march to protest against police brutality and the death of Freddie Gray, in front of the City Hall of Baltimore, Maryland, the United States, April 25, 2015. Protests continued for days in Baltimore against the overuse of police force surrounding the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man, in local police van. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

South African demonstrators march to Nigerian embassy over crime concern

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Group of demonstrators under the banner "Put South Africa First" on Wednesday marched to the Nigerian Embassy in Pretoria to voice their concerns...

Kenya urges regional cooperation against rising cross-border crime

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Kenya on Friday called for regional alliances against rising cross-border crime. Fred Matiang'i, cabinet secretary at the Ministry of Interior, said...
Police Support

Central Region police Command receives support to combat crime

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The Central Regional Police Command has received quantities of logistical support, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and cash to augment their work. Gaso Petroleum Limited, one...
Court

Two in court over 100 kilograms stolen gold

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Two persons have been put before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly stealing 100 kilograms of gold valued at $5.8 million. Seth Owusu and Bachiro...
Ghana Police

French Embassy supports Interpol with vehicles

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The French Embassy on Tuesday donated two vehicles to the Interpol Unit of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service to...
Mavis Hawa Koomson

What Is Mavis Hawa Koomson Crime? The Belief in Imminent Attack

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There are people within the society purporting to be Security Experts.   But in reality, are charlatans seeking attention for public status. What is Mavis Hawa...

Occupy-Ghana condemns shooting at Awutu Senya East

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Pressure Group, Occupy-Ghana has condemned the shooting incident that transpired at Awutu Senya East Constituency; calling on the Police to swiftly investigate the circumstances...
Nana Appiah Mensah (NAM 1)

State files new charges against NAM 1

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The State on Tuesday filed new charges against the Chief Executive Officer of Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah also known as NAM 1 at the...
Ali Nawaz Leghari, 40, killed the two girls and three boys ? aged between three and 13 ? in a village in the southern Sindh province, some 140 miles north of Karachi.

Academics call for caution when interviewing victims of crime remotely

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Academics warn of the risks remote interviewing by police could pose to some of the more vulnerable witnesses and victims of crime. The...
jail bars

Four jailed 44 years for attempted robbery

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Four persons were on Wednesday sentenced to a total 44 years imprisonment in hard labour by the Tarkwa Circuit Court for conspiracy to commitment...
Ccf

CCF supports Prisons Service with mattresses for inmates

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The Management of Crime Check Foundation (CCF) together with its partners and donors have presented 100 pieces of student mattresses to the Ghana Prison...
Ghana police

Adzahli’s death: Woyome urges government to resource Sogakope Police

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Members of Parliament (MPs) of the Volta Caucus have appealed to the Minister of Interior and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to beef...

Cricket legends set to play ‘Peace at the Crease’ charity match in Barbados

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Cricket legends will play a ‘Peace at the Crease’ charity cricket match in Barbados on 17 October. Proceeds will support activities to promote peace and...
crime scene

Police shooting critically injures gunman in California

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Police shot and critically injured a young man Saturday at a commuter train station in Northern California, forcing the station to be closed for...
Court

Monies in my account are not proceeds of crime-Third accused

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The third accused Nana Owusu Ensaw, a former board Member of the National Communication Authority (NCA) on Thursday said the amount of $300,000 dollars...
Small arms

Poor control of small arms continues to worsen armed conflict, crime – Izumi Nakamitsu

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The UN disarmament chief on Wednesday warned that the destabilizing accumulation, illicit transfer and misuse of small arms and light weapons continue to initiate,...
Ghana’s SWAT Team

WR Minister pledges to improve security in the Region

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Statistics on crime in the year 2019 calls for extra efforts on the part of the security agencies in the management of security, the...

Maintain high standards of professionalism – COP Yaagy

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Police officers have been reminded to be professional in the performance of their job of keeping the society safe – should be even-handed, firm...

Aspiring Unit Committee Member makes developmental promises

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The Unit Committee Member for Ngleshie Amanfo -Electoral Area Mr. Isaac Sackey, has stated unequivocally that when given the nod, he will work assiduously...

Teenager gets 8 years for defilement

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The Hohoe Circuit Court has sentenced Ernest Condobrey alias Badman, a 19-year-old unemployed to eight years imprisonment for defiling an eleven-year-old girl. Condobrey pleaded guilty...
NCCE

NCCE Advise Ghana Government to Depoliticise Crime and Corruption

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Mr. John K. Yibile, Sissala East Municipal Director, National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has called for the need to depoliticise crime and corruption...
crime scene

Detective Inspector Cautions Public Against Tampering with Crime Scenes

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Detective Inspector Abudulai Jallo-Sulemana of the East Legon Police Station on Monday urged the public not to tamper with crime scenes. He said crime scenes...
Ghana Police

More Police to be deployed to check crimes

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The Brong-Ahafo Regional Police Command has assured the citizenry in the region of adequate measures being made to fight all criminal activities. The police in...
crime

Crime Rates Down in Volta Region

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Volta Region has recorded a drastic reduction in crime for the year 2018 compared with 2017. Crime related activities in the Region dropped from 1,133...