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PWDs

PWD gets sentenced for defrauding under false pretense

A Circuit Court at Goaso in the Asunafo North Municipality of Brong-Ahafo Region has convicted and imposed a fine of GhC1,200.00 on an unemployed...
jail bars

Farmer handed 10 years sentence for sexual transgression

A 48 year-old farmer who took advantage of an imbecile and sexually assaulted her at Akronwi in the Juaben Municipality has been sentenced to...
albino

Albino killers in Malawi to face life sentences

Malawi President Peter Mutharika on Sunday called for a life sentence penalty for those convicted of killing people with albinism by a competent court...
UCC

Unemployed Man Given 16 years sentence for robbery

A twenty-year-old unemployed, who robbed a national service personnel at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) of her cash and mobile phones, was on...
Ghana passport

Nigerian sentenced over an attempt to acquire Ghanaian passport

An Accra Circuit Court has ordered the 29-year-old Nigerian, Philip Okoye, who attempted to secure a Ghanaian passport under a Ghanaian name, to sign...
Pistorius

Pistorius’ Slapped With Double Jail Term

A South African court has increased Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius's jail sentence for killing his girlfriend to 13 years and five months. Prosecutors had argued...
The deceased, Lily Asigbetse

Family Unhappy Over Achimota Student Sentence

The family, expressing anger, has criticised the three-year sentenced handed over to Asigbetse’s killer, saying it is too lenient. The family of Lily Dzigbordi Asigbetse,...
marijuana

Kumasi prisoners receive additional years for dealing drugs

      Two prisoners, who are each serving a 10 year sentence at the Kumasi Central Prison, have had their jail term extended by additional...
jail

Ex-Convict Get 30 Years Back Into Jail

The Juaso Circuit Court, presided over by Mr. Fredrick Tetteh, has sentenced a 27-year old ex-convict to 30 years imprisonment in hard labour for...

Lisbon appeal court reduced sentence for Dutch citizen caught with knife at airport

A Dutch man who was caught carrying a knife over two years ago at Lisbon airport had his prison sentence reduced to three years...
jailed

Gbawe Taxi Driver Sentenced 17 Years For Robbery

A Driver, Bright Arma who robbed one Sandrich Mensah of her Galaxy S5 mobile phone worth GHc 1,000.00, one Nokia Lumia mobile phone worth...
jail

Man Jailed 15 Years For Stealing Infinix Hot 4 Mobile Phone

An Accra Circuit has sentenced Awal Iddrisu to 15 years’ imprisonment in hard labour. Awal who was put before...
jailed

Accra Handbag Snatcher Convicted

An Accra Circuit Court on Tuesday deferred the sentence of one Samuel Daklu who was arraigned for attempted robbery and causing unlawful harm to...

Republicans Angry With Obama Over Manning’s Reduced Sentence

President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. military intelligence analyst who was responsible for a 2010...

Nima Bicycle Repairer Jailed 6 Years For Causing Harm

A Bicycle Repairer, Jamil Osman was on Wednesday sentenced to six years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court for causing harm to three persons...

Egypt court overturns life sentence against Morsi in espionage case

The Court of Cassation, the highest degree court in Egypt has ordered that Morsi and 21 co-defendants, including the supreme guide of the now...

Lawyers Of Montie 3 to Petition Mahama Over Sentence

Lawyers for the jailed ‘Montie three’ have stated their intention to petition President John Mahama over their clients’ four-month custodial sentence. Host of...

Tsikata Contests His Verdict Over Causing Financial Loss

A former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Mr Tsatsu Tsikata, who was jailed for wilfully causing financial...

GHS says HIV is no longer a death sentence

He said people put on antiretroviral medications could live for more than 50 years thereafter, and challenged the public to welcome the “Know Your...

Antonio Conte Bags Jail Term Over Match Fixing Allegation

An Italian court on Tuesday called for incoming new Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, to receive a six-month suspended prison sentence over match-fixing allegations during...
Anders-Behring

Murderer In Norway Makes Nazi-style Greetings In Court

Anders Behring Breivik, dressed in a suit and with a shaved head, makes the salute with his right arm as soon as his handcuffs...

Following Nayale’s Arrest, Trial and Sentence The Whole Story

The arrest, trial and incarceration of Ghanaian-born-Austrian citizen, Nayele Ametefe, to eight years in prison in the United Kingdom for carrying12 kg of cocaine...

I Hold No Grudge Against Kufuor – Tsatsu

Kufuor regime, for causing financial loss to the state, Lawyer Tsatsu Tsikata has indicated that although he suffered bitter experiences under that regime, he does...

Securtiy man/robber sentenced 15 years in hard labor

He had attacked and forcibly seized the hand bag of the victim, containing cash of GHȼ70, mobile phone, footwear and beads on October 21,...

Lionel Messi and Father to Face Prison Sentence?

Lionel Messi will have to stand trial for tax fraud after the state lawyer representing Spain?s Inland Revenue successfully argued that both the player?s...

Court Hands Naomi Campbell 6 Months Suspended Prison Term

Remember the case of Afia Schwarzenegger who was arrested for beating up an alleged thief? Well British model and actress Naomi Campbell is also going...

20-Year Jail Sentence Slapped on Poachers

Dr. Andrew Sseguya The report by the International Institute for Environment and Development is titled ?Wildlife crime: a review of the evidence on drivers...

Egypt court upheld Morsi’s death sentence

Morsi and others were sentenced to death by hanging The sentence was initially passed in May, but was confirmed after consultation with Egypt?s highest religious...
Nigeria's senate

Senate Approves Life Sentence for Rape

Anybody found guilty of rape, child sex tourism or deliberate passage of HIV/AIDS to innocent citizens, and other sexual offences, will henceforth face life...

Court sets aside two years? sentence passed on Captain Y. U. Zakari

The Supreme Court, at the weekend, in a unanimous decision set aside the two years? sentence passed on Captain Y. U. Zakari of the...