INTRODUCTION

With the absence of a Non-Custodial law in Ghana, CCF’s Petty Offenders project has led to the release of many petty offenders jailed for their inability to pay court fines imposed on them.

Fraudster sentenced 8 months gets released

Penitent fraudster, Daniel Ampretwum was sentenced to eight months imprisonment by a Circuit Court in Kade for defrauding by false pretences. Speaking to crimecheckghana, Ampratwum said his friend he lived with, after the death of his father, introduced him to the act of fraud but unfortunately, he said they parted ways after a disagreement arose […]

Poor shop keeper rescued from prison by CCF

Crime Check Foundation, CCF has rescued a poor shop keeper, Kwabena Boateng from the Koforidua Local Prison. Speaking to crimecheckghana, Mr. Boateng said he was fined Two Thousand Ghana cedis by a court or in default, he was to serve a year’s prison sentence. He said he couldn’t afford the fine, hence his imprisonment. The […]

CCF saves ‘Skeleton’ from Prison

30-year-old Samuel Kweku Sakyi aka ‘Skeleton’ from Akyem Oda in the Eastern Region has been released from prison after he was sentenced to eighteen months for stealing a motorcycle. According to him, he admitted to committing the crime when he was asked by the court that sentenced him. He said he bolted with the motorbike […]

The dangerous thief in Ghana’s Prison

Is he one of Ghana’s most dangerous thieveNothing can stop Samuel from stealing a mobile phone which has been placed carelessly unless he is not under the influence of a drug. Operating from Kaneshie and Odorkor, suburbs of Accra, his victims were mostly shop attendants. In an interview with crimecheckghana, the middle-aged thief, though admits […]

CEO OF SARAH FOODS & TRADING COMPANY, DADA BOAT RELEASES INMATES

Crime Check Foundation has released five inmates of the Sekondi Local Prison. The inmates were imprisoned due to their inability to pay court fines imposed on them, after the courts found them guilty of committing petty offences. The inmates Enoch Baidoo, Ransford Agbeko, Kelvin Maduako, Eric Ezoah Abizi and Francis Kaku were charged with offenses […]

CCF RELEASES AN INMATE AT AWUTU CAMP PRISON

Crime Check Foundation CCF, a correctional focused NGO, has facilitated the release of 31 year old Richard Ofosu Odame at the Awutu Camp Prison. Mr. Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng, the Executive Director of CCF said the Foundation facilitated the release of the inmate with support from Kwabena and Ekua in the U.S. Odame, a native of […]

MR. JEFF RELEASES MAN IN PRISON

Eastern Regional Secretary of the New Patriotic Party, Mr. Jeff Konadu Addo has helped pay the fine of 68year old Charles Boamah Domfeh an inmate at the Awutu Camp Prison. In an interview with crimecheckghana, Mr. Domfeh, a landlord, says out of generosity he gave out one of his rooms to an old woman. According […]

NAOMI RELEASED FROM PRISON

25year old Ekua Naomi who resides in Nsawam in the Eastern Region of Ghana tells crimecheckghana at the Sekondi Female Prison she was pushed into drugs by her wayward boyfriend. She said she had to steal to buy more drugs because of financial difficulties. Naomi was then arrested and convicted to a year in prison […]

FOUNDATION RELEASES INMATES

Management of Crime Check Foundation (CCF), an NGO through its Petty Offenders Project has paid the court fines of nine inmates of the Koforidua Local Prisons. The gesture was made possible with financial support from a religious group, Makarious Avenue Ministry in East Legon and a philanthropist in the U.S popularly referred to as The […]

15 YEAR BOY FACES TWO YEARS SENTENCE

Adom is a boy under 18 years who has been sentenced to a two year jail term at the Kumasi Central Prison for allegedly stealing Two thousand Ghana cedis. According to the juvenile, he will turn 15 years in three months’ time.  However “the police man who handled my case falsified my age to be […]