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.

Foundation facilitates release of inmates from Sekondi Prison

Management of Crime Check Foundation (CCF), a Prison NGO through its Petty Offenders Project has paid court fines for the release of nine inmates of the Sekondi Central Prison. The gesture was made possible with financial support from Mr. Alfred Priddy, a philanthropist, living in the US. The inmates were sentenced to fines ranging from […]

Christian Atsu receives humanity award

Crime Check Foundation, a crime advocacy organization has decorated Black Stars and Newcastle Midfielder, Christian Atsu with a humanity award. The ceremony which took place at the midfielder’s house at Accra was in recognition of his contribution to the Foundation’s Petty Offenders Project. The project solicits financial support to pay the court fines of petty […]

TWO FUNERAL PLASTIC CHAIRS EARN HIM TEN MONTHS PRISON SENTENCE

Kwaku Appiagyei’s hopes of getting two plastic chairs for free dashed as the judged hearing his case convicts him to a six month prison sentence. Appiagyei, a 19 year old farmer in the Ashanti region tells crimechecksghana that he took the plastic chairs valued at sixty Ghana cedis at a funeral grounds, two days after […]

18YR OLD ADOPTED DAUGHTER WHOSE HOUSE WAS ORDERED TO BE SOLD BE TENANT GETS HOUSE BACK

18yr old Joyce Barnes can now have a sight of relief after Crime Check Foundation CCF paid nine thousand six hundred Ghana cedis, being cost imposed on her by Swedru Circuit Court. Joyce, mother of one is said to have stolen a tin of milo and ten pieces of clothes belonging to a tenant in […]

Christian Atsu pays court fines for the release of petty offenders

By Morkporkpor Anku, GNA Cape Coast, Jan. 2, GNA – Management of Crime Check Foundation (CCF), a Prison NGO, with support from Christian Atsu, Black Stars Midfielder has facilitated the release of 10 petty offenders from the Cape Coast Prison Annex. The exercise is part of the Foundation’s Petty Offenders Fund Project launched a month […]

I NEVER KNEW MERELY EDITING PICTURE OF A POLICEMAN COULD LAND ME IN PRISON- VIP worker says.

A worker with transport company VIP and father of 3, Enoch Asante, who was jailed six months at the Kumasi Central prison says he was shocked when a 10 month prison sentence was pronounced on him. Asante told crimecheck ghana that his admiration for the police profession pushed him to edit the picture of a […]

Christian Atsu renews commitment to support CCF’s petty offenders project

Black Stars & Newcastle midfielder Christian Atsu, has renewed his commitment to support Crime Check Foundation’s (CCF) second phase of the Petty Offenders Project. The second phase of the project will enable the Foundation to reintegrate ex-convicts into the Ghanaian society with the support of benevolent individuals like the Ghanaian Winger. The Executive Director of […]

SHOULDN’T THEY BE CLEANING GHANA’S GUTTERS INSTEAD OF BEING IN PRISON?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3e9OLi01Lq0

Pregnant Akosua Sarfowaa released by Ghana’s Speaker of Parliament

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naPmbrqgHyY&t=43s

Another heavily Ghanaian pregnant woman cries in Prison

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hswg3ZT10V4&t=20s