Category: USAID Justice Sector Support Activity

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CTS to curb traditional interference on justice delivery-Rule of Law Specialist expresses optimism

CTS to curb traditional interference on justice delivery-Rule of Law Specialist expresses optimism

A rule of law specialist with the Legal Resources Centre, Enoch Jengre has expressed optimism that the implementation of the electronic Case Tracking System (CTS) will help curb interference from traditional authority in justice delivery. According to Mr. Jengre, the CTS, which is a component of the implementation of the USAID Justice Sector Support Activity […]

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Police, Judges Should spend some time in Jail – Justice Yoni Kulendi

Police, Judges Should spend some time in Jail – Justice Yoni Kulendi

A Supreme Court judge, Justice Emmanuel Yoni Kulendi has proposed that justice sector players especially police personnel and judges should experience prison life as part of their training. According to Justice Kulendi, the mandatory exercise will impact positively on the posture of these actors in the discharge of their jobs. Speaking at a sensitization workshop […]

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DUPED TOMATOES SELLER IS SERVED WITH JUSTICE

DUPED TOMATOES SELLER IS SERVED WITH JUSTICE

Faustina Adofowaa has finally been served with justice after three years of waiting. The thirty-year-old tomato seller has retrieved an amount of Five Thousand Ghana cedis from an instructor at the Tesano Police Training School. The officer, popularly known as “Airborne” collected the money purportedly to facilitate her recruitment into the Ghana Police Service. The […]

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Househelp accused for stealing has been released from prison after CCF’s report

Househelp accused for stealing has been released from prison after CCF’s report

34-year-old house help, Esther Katibu who was jailed for stealing her boss’s mobile phones and his laptop has been granted bail. This follows a Crime Check Foundation’s (CCF) report on her case. As an implementing partner of the USAID Justice Sector Support Activity (JSSA), CCF followed up on her story and got the Commonwealth on […]

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Bail is free-Police Commander cautions

Bail is free-Police Commander cautions

The Awutu Senya District Police Commander, Superintendent Joshua Semenyo has said the desperation of suspects to avoid being dragged to court pushes them to offer money to police officers to get bail. While he cautioned police officers from extorting money from suspects, he admonished suspects to also stop paying money for bail because it is […]

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Juvenile jailed 4 months for stealing her sister’s mobile phone

Juvenile jailed 4 months for stealing her sister’s mobile phone

A 14-year-old boy, Kweku Odeifour has been jailed four months at the Kumasi Central Prison for stealing her sister’s mobile phone. According to Odeifour, he was hungry and was compelled to steal the phone to sell to get money for food. He claimed it was his first attempt at stealing, but it has unfortunately landed […]

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Man jailed for stealing cooked rice in a cooker

Man jailed for stealing cooked rice in a cooker

A ‘hungry’ young man, Evans Kwadwo has been jailed at the Kumasi Central Prison by a Circuit Court in the Ashanti Region for attempting to steal cooked rice in a neighbour’s kitchen. Kwadwo told crimecheckghana, that he was so hungry that he could not bear it any longer. So, he jumped into a neighbour’s house […]

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USAID JSSA implementing team secure media support

USAID JSSA implementing team secure media support

The Management of the Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL) has affirmed its commitment with its reportage on the roll out of the USAID Justice Sector Support Project (JSSP), to ensure efficiency in the justice system. The Managing Director of the GCGL, Ato Afful, during a courtesy call on him at his office by the implementing […]

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61-year-old man jailed for insulting the head of his family

61-year-old man jailed for insulting the head of his family

61-year old man jailed for insulting ‘Abusuapanin’the A 61-year-old alleged ‘drunk pastor’, Mr. Kwaku Amofa has been jailed twelve months at the Kumasi Central Prison for insulting the head of his family. Speaking to crimecheckghana, the pastor admitted insulting his family head, but claimed, he thought it was a trivial issue that would not have […]

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Former HIV/AIDS Ambassador, Joyce Dzidzor Mensah seeks justice for her child

Former HIV/AIDS Ambassador, Joyce Dzidzor Mensah seeks justice for her child

Former HIV/AIDS ambassador, Joyce Dzidzor Mensah is seeking justice for her child who is being victimized. Joyce who served as HIV/AIDS ambassador between 2011 and 2016 has been battling stigmatization since her contract with the Ghana AIDS Commission was terminated. Sadly, her children are now bearing the brunt of the stigma as one of them, […]

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