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Labourer sentenced for defrauding medical officer

A twenty-eight-year-old labourer, Ebenezer Kwabena Boadi, has been sentenced to 12 months imprisonment in hard labour by the Enchi District Magistrate court for deceiving...
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.

More than 1,300 convicted for crimes against women, children in South Africa in 6...

A total of 1,357 criminals were sentenced to life sentences or many years of imprisonment in South Africa between July 1 and Dec. 31...
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Mason Sentenced for robbery after pleading guilty

A Mason, Mawuli Jonny Asimah, who was put before an Accra Circuit Court has been convicted on his own plea for robbing one Salina...
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Technician pleads for mercy in an incest and defilement case

A Nigerian information communication Technician, who allegedly impregnated his 14-year old daughter in Accra, is pleading for mercy. Jim Clifford Edward, who pleaded guilty to...
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Technician Sentenced for Putting His Daughter in the Family Way

An information communication Technician who allegedly impregnated his 14 year old daughter in Accra has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged with defilement...
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Electrician sentenced for harming a lady

An Accra Circuit Court has convicted an electrician for pouring acid on a food vendor which caused her to suffer severe acid burns all...
A settler woman walks past an Israeli soldier standing guard in East Jerusalem. Photo: IRIN/Andreas Hackl (file photo)

Israeli soldier sentenced for killing released Palestinian

Elor Azaria, a former Israeli soldier convicting of killing a Palestinian during his military service, was released on Tuesday after spending nine months in...
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Prison officer in convicted for cannabis possession

A Cape Coast Circuit Court has sentenced a 29-year-old Prison Officer at the Ankaful Maximum Security Prisons, Lance Corporal Abibulai Nankpa, to 13 years...
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Bill Cosby to Serve 30 Years Jail Term for Sexual Assault

Bill Cosby, a comic legend in the United States for decades, was on Thursday found guilty of all the three charges of sexual assault,...
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Nigerian in trouble for trying to secure a Ghanaian passport

An Accra Circuit Court has convicted Philip Okoye, a 29-year-old Nigerian for attempting to secure a Ghanaian passport under a Ghanaian name. Okoye managed to...
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Businessman in trouble for fake bank statement

A businessman who presented forged bank statement in order to secure a German visa has been convicted by an Accra District Court. Oniel Awal was...

48-year old man gets15-years jail term for defilement

Paa Kwesi Antwi, a 48-year old unemployed man who defiled a 14-year old girl continuously at Taifa Burkina, has been sentenced to 15 years...

Ex-NACOB Boss Found Guilty for Contempt

An Accra High Court has found former Executive Secretary of the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB), Akrasi Sarpong guilty of contempt, after he condemned the...

Brazilian Club Signs On Keeper Convicted of Murder

Goalkeeper Bruno Fernandes, who was sent to prison for killing his ex-girlfriend and feeding her to his dogs, has signed for Brazilian second division...
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Security guard Convicted For Using Narcotic Drug

An Accra Circuit Court has convicted Eric Awuni, a Security guard for use of Narcotic drug without lawful authority. The court convicted Eric on his...

Christine Lagarde Found Guilty Over Payout

A French court has found International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde guilty of negligence but did not hand down any punishment. As French finance minister...

Nigerian Convicted By US Court For Offering Bribe

A 61-year-old Nigerian man identified as Razak A. Dosunmu has been convicted in the United States for reportedly offering bribe in the country. Reports say...

NPP activists wants me dead in prison – Montie’s Mugabe

Managing Editor of the New Punch newspaper Baby Ansaba made the revelation on Atinka FM’s AM Drive on Friday, 12 August. “Mugabe told me that...

Kofi Jumah Sentenced for Causing Damage to Polls Register

A Kumasi Circuit Court on Monday found Maxwell Kofi Jumah guilty of causing unlawful damage to electoral material. Jumah, a former Member of...

Terrorists to be imprisoned forever under proposed Aussie laws

Turnbull said in the wake of recent terror attacks seen in Nice, throughout Germany and in Orlando, Australia needed to shore up its counter-terrorism...
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Miner sentenced over stealing gold

He pleaded guilty to unlawful entry, causing damage and stealing. Prosecuting, Detective Chief Inspector Oscar Amponsah, told the court, presided over by Mr. Justice Emmanuel...

Five given life sentence for 2010 Uganda bombing

Among them was Isa Ahmed Luyima, the mastermind of the attacks claimed by militant Islamist group al-Shabab. Two others also found guilty of terrorism...
AFP/File / Pornchai Kittiwongsakul Prosecutions under Thailand's royal defamation law -- known as lese majeste -- have surged since the generals seized power two years ago

Thai activist’s mother detained over Monarchy insults

The arrest comes amid a heightened crackdown on dissent by the junta ahead of an August 7 referendum on a new constitution it scripted...

Securityman Convicted For Chopping Off Boys Hands

Bakuli, 66, in default, will go to jail for 24 months for slashing the hands of Francis Klu several times for attempting to open...
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Minors Advised To Avoid Falling Victims Of The Law

Mrs Anorkplim Nukunu- Woanyah, Project Officer of Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF), a Non-Governmental Organization, with an orientation towards youth education, reminded them that Ghana’s...
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4-year-old unjustly imprisoned – Egyptian military admits

The court was supposed to sentence a 16-year-old for murder, but sentenced the four-year-old instead because he had a similar name, spokesman Col Mohammed...

An orphanage boss bags 3 years jail term for child sex

"The court decides to sentence Cambodian national Hang Vibol, 46, to three years in prison and fine him 8 million riel (2,000 U.S. dollars)...
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France Deprivation of convicted terrorist citizenship gets endorsed

France's lower house passed the bill with 162 deputies in favor, 148 votes against and 22 abstentions, Le Figaro reported. According...

Eight sentenced over huge, top-level oil bribery case

The court in Algiers sentenced them to terms ranging from an 18-month suspended sentence to six years in prison, according to state news agency...

Mother imprisoned for becoming an IS Member

Tareena Shakil, a 26-year-old woman from Burton-upon-Trent in England, was found guilty of being a member of IS, also known as Daesh, and encouraging...