A 44-year-old woman, Auntie Ama, has allegedly poisoned her husband, Mr Alfred Yankey, 50, to death over negligence of responsibility.
The suspect is said to have poisoned the husband because he was not taking care of her and their four children.
Rainbow Radio's Christopher Anto told Nyankonton My Nsem that, the husband according to the suspect, was not providing the family money for upkeep.
He also indicated that although Mr Yankey was a farmer, and a professional teacher at Sefwi Benchemaa Nkatieso D/A primary school at Sefwi District, and received monthly allowance, he never provided for his family.
The frustrated woman is said to have poisoned the food she prepared for the husband, and gave to him to eat after he returned from work.
The husband started complaining of stomach ache after consuming the food upon returning from work on Wednesday.
He was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital and doctors confirmed he was poisoned.
The body has been deposited at the Juaboso Hospital morgue awaiting autoposy.
The late Yankey left behind 8 bedroom apartment, three different farms and other landing properties.
The suspect has been arrested by the police and assisting them with investigation.
Five suspected armed robbers have been arrested by the Kasoa Divisional police command. The suspects Dickson Kumadzro, 42, Kwaku Atatsi, 22, Adjevi Yao, 35, Kofi Amewugah, 28, and Divine Mawuli, 30, were arrested on Wednesday upon a tip off. Addressing the press today [Thursday], the Divisional Police Commander, ACP David Agyeman Adjem narrated that; the police arrested the suspects upon a tip off at Wassa Akropong in a hotel. Three others he noted escaped arrest after jumping from the third flow of the hotel building. He disclosed that, the suspects robbed some Indian nationals at Wassa Akropong to the tune of GHc 270, 000 and 7.5 kilos of gold. Other items found on them were a pistol, Indian Citizen ID Card, a driver’s license, a cartridge, knife and hammer, the commander said. The suspects he said have been remanded and would be transferred to the CID Headquarters in Accra for further investigations. Meanwhile, he has appealed to Ghanaians to assist the police by providing vital information on suspicious characters in the area to help the police deal with criminals and criminal activies.
A linguist at Abura Dunkwa, Opanyin Kojo Mensah, and his wife have been murdered in cold blood by unknown persons in their room at Abura Dunkwa in the Abura-Asebu Kwamankese District of the Central Region.
Information available indicates that the bodies of the two deceased persons were found in their room on Monday.
Children of the deceased persons were worried their parents had not woken up at their usual time.
They were found dead after the door to their room was forced open.
The linguist and his wife, Nana Hemaa, who is also the queen-mother of Ejumako Ntumi, left behind two children.
The bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital morgue, while the Central Regional Police Command has started investigations.
Kofi Asiedu, 35, a resident of Pakyi in Kumasi has allegedly stabbed a friend in the stomach with a broken bottle.
The incident occurred in the area over the weekend.
Narrating the incident to Nyakonton Mu Nsem on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm, our reporter, Sir Fresh said, the victim, Dankwa, 17, was stabbed in the stomach following a scuffle between him and Kofi Asiedu.
He [Dankwa] had gone to Asiedu’s house to demand for payment for roofing sheets he sold to Asiedu to roof his building.
The confrontation between the two later turned sour leading to the unfortunate incident, the victim’s sister, Akosua narrated.
Akosua further disclosed that the two were separated in a fight but they later exchanged blows in a second fight, which resulted in the stabbing of Dankwa.
Akosua told Sir Fresh the suspect claimed the victim owed him GHc20 and ‘’so I was expecting him to deduct the GHc20 from the cost of the roofing sheets. He had no business fighting him.’’
According to the sister, his brother has been admitted at the emergency ward of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital.
The suspect, a driver and physically challenged is currently on the run.
The Kasoa Divisional Police Command has arrested two suspected car snatchers.
The two suspects Abdul Malik and Kweku Abeka allegedly stole a Daewoo Evander from owner, on August 23, 2018 at Kasoa, which was parked at the tollbooth due to a fault it developed when the owner was on his way to Accra. on his way to Accra.
ACP David Ajim at a press conference told journalists that, the owner George Gyemfi, left the car at the tollbooth because it developed a fault.
He left the car at the same location with the aim of coming for it the next day.
However, he realised all the tyres on the car had been removed the next day. He then decided to find a way to tow the car from the location.
But the car was towed from the location when he returned back for it.
After he enquired from some individuals around, he was told a young man had come and towed the car away.
The owner later reported the incident to the police.
Investigations conducted revealed the car was towed to a private residence at Kasoa.
The police then followed up and established Abdul Malik had rebranded and sold the car.
The ACP said, ‘’when we got to the house, we saw five other cars including the one belonging to Mr Gyemfi.’’
He has admonished the public to always notify the police when their vehicles develop faults on the road to prevent such incidents from reoccurring.
A fifty-nine (59) year old fake doctor who has operated not less than twenty-one (21) years has been grabbed by the Kwabenya District Police Command with the support of Medical and Dental Council.
Mr. Kenneth Kwame Kwarteng was apprehended during one of his abortion operations on a seventeen (17) year old Senior High School final year student with a seven weeks old pregnancy.
Confessing with journalists at his Ashongman Estate Last Stop base Obaahemaah Clinic where he was picked, Mr. Kwarteng who claim to be a trained nurse accepted he has been operating illegally all this years.
With no permanent support staff members, he does at least three abortions a year, but with the assistance of six part-time workers.
The police C.I.D. led investigative team with representatives of Medical and Dental Council and journalists could not witness any special kind of hospital equipment.
Meanwhile, had Register General's certificate dated 23rd June, 2015 and one by Environmental Protection Agency (E.P.A.) to operate a ten (10) bed capacity clinic also date April 2017.
Further probing revealed that Mr. Kenneth Kwame Kwarteng started his fake practice at Agbogloshie and later relocated to his current location.
With his first family based in abroad, the man currently in police custody lives with his second wife who has given birth not long ago.
When asked whether he would perform abortion on his biological seventeen year old daughter for any reason, the fake practitioner said frankly he would not do such in anyway.
Dr. Divine Banyubala is the deputy registrar of the Medical and Dental Council.
He told the press the council is always on the grounds to ensure living by its core values; proper training and practice of medicine and dental care.
Following this, a team of its investigators have always been on the ground and has over the years helped in fishing out perpetrators with K. K. Kwarteng as the latest one.
The council's investigative team have monitored his activities for not less than four months and has established the following.
There was no practitioner by such name registered on of the council's registers.
The man works alone without the assistance of a nurse, a laboratory technician or any auxiliary staff members.
What more, he does not keep records of his clients.
Dr. Banyubala disclosed a formal complaint was subsequently logged with the police leading to his arrest. The joint police and council team found the suspect operating on the said seventeen year old patient brought there by her mother. She was then arranged for the Legon Hospital where she's currently receiving better treatment at the council's expense whilst the suspect keep assisting the police in further investigations.
The council which seek high level medical care and dentistry for the public is grateful and keep asking society aiding it achieve its mandate at all times.
By: Daniel Asuku
A 37-year-old man, Kweku Oduro is in the grips of the Awutu Breku District Police Command for allegedly attempting to kill his ex fiancée by name, Mary.
The suspect allegedly clubbed the victim and used cement blocks to hit her several times.
Mary is said to have faked her death before the suspect stopped hitting her with the cement blocks.
Confirming the incident, the police commander, DSP Johnson Hessey told Rainbow Radio’s Nana Yaw Asare that, the suspect dragged the victim to a river side after he saw that she was ‘dead’ and dumped her there.
The police commander added that the victim crawled back home and knocked on the door of some neighbours who later took her to the hospital.
The incident DSP Hessey said occurred Thursday dawn.