Ghana is a country blessed with peace and stability, no doubt about that. But sometimes, the reports of grueling crimes often make us shudder and cringe for help. These are some of the shocking crimes in Ghana today.
It came as a shock when police in Kasoa arrested a 72-year-old pensioner, Nii Armah Twetwegu, for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl. Nii Armah Twetwegu, who is the ‘Oshipi’ of Ngleshie Amanfrom, is reported to have defiled the class 6 pupil twice. Unbelievable!
A 19-year-old boy, Yasaa Iba, at Atebubu in the Brong Ahafo Region was accused of allegedly impregnating a goat. Recounting the incident to Kasapafmonline.com, the owner of the pregnant goat, Kwabena Nindoo revealed that some residents of the area had earlier caught the young Yasaa having sex with the said goat. Asked how he established that it was the young man who impregnated his goat, Nindoo said after the ‘torture’ the goat had been subjected to, he intentionally kept it in a safe place and never saw any goat coming near it until he realized that the animal had become pregnant.
A self-acclaimed pastor, Edmond Kakrae Agyei, founder and leader of faith Word Church International at Nii Boi Town in Accra was arrested for allegedly touching and rubbing olive oil in the vagina and clitoris of a church member all in the name of anointing it. According to the Tesano police who are investigating the matter, the pastor says he was casting out evil spirits that had possessed the victim hence, applying the oil on her private part.
File photoPolice at Tesano arrested a journalist of the Daily Express, Fred Sarpong, for reportedly taking photos of a police officer taking a bribe from a bus driver. Efforts to take pictures of the policeman proved futile when the infuriated policeman walked to Fred Sarpong, assaulted and whisked him off to the Tesano police station.
Eric Owusu who lives at Kpobikope in the Ga West District of the Greater Accra Region is reported to have lured the boy into his room after taking him as a friend. The rape victim has been given drugs for post-exposure symptoms and possible retroviral infections.
Police in Accra grabbed a tired thief who decided to take a rest in his victim's bedroom during a robbery. The 27-year-old suspect was found in a deep sleep in a Seventh Day Adventist pastor's bedroom after he had broken into the room through the ceiling of the house to make away with some properties.
Police are still searching for a runaway unemployed man, Michael Agyare,who allegedly killing his mother, Mary Agyare and house help at Suhum in the Eastern Region. Michael is said to have been putting up fights with his mother over his hunger to get married.