File image (Police at crime scene) It seems Takoradi, the capital of the western region is becoming known for both real and fake kidnapping. There has been a history of people trying to fake their kidnapping to lure others to provide them monies. Even though some of these kidnappings have proven to be real, it beats imagination on how some persons will develop the idea of faking their kidnappings.
Dampare Boys Arrest 2 Female Kidnap Plotters Last Night With A Male Accomplice; Set For Court Today.
The Ghana Police Service led by Inspector General George Akufo Dampare and his boys Overpowered a thick tall giant and his two kidnap accomplices for plotting a fresh Kidnap strategy in Takoradi. According to reports, the two women involved in the act Joana Krah, aged 29; Susana Awortwe, aged 27 strstegised with Francis Eshun, aged 27 to fake a kidnap incident demanding a ransom of Five-Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH₵ 5,000.00).
Joana Krah, a 29-year-old woman who was recently arrested in Takoradi, Western Region, for allegedly fabricating her kidnapping, will be sentenced on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. On Friday, October 22, 2021, she admitted to fabricating her kidnapped in order to collect GH5,000 from a relative.
It is now becoming a common thing in Takoradi as everybody can just wake up and say he or she has been kidnapped. It is not actually clear what is causing some residents in the Region to fake kidnapping and what they have been gaining out of it. Some years back three young girls were kidnapped by some unknown men which became an issue of concern after the general public got to hear the news.
Right after the Takoradi incident about a pregnant woman faking her kidnap happened in the country, I was thinking it was going to be the last time we were going to hear of such an issue. This is not so because the Ghana Police has released a new case of a similar happening.
The Ghana Police Service (GPS) has announced that its Takoradi Divisional Command has arrested three persons for faking a kidnapping and demanding a ransom of GHS5,000. The suspects as announced by the Police include Joana Krah age 29; Susana Awortwe age 27 and Francis Eshun age 27.
The Ghana Police service has arrested three suspects for faking a kidnapping incident in the Western region of Ghana. The suspects Joana Krah, aged 29; Susana Awortwe, 27 and Francis Eshun, aged 27 faked this kidnapping and demanded a ransom of GH¢5,000. According to reports, Joana Krah conspired with the other two suspects(Francis and Susana) to feign her kidnapping after which a call was placed to her adopted father in demand for the ransom to ¢5,000.
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Another kidnapping case has hit Takoradi after weeks and months of anxiety from Ghanaians over two kidnaps that was faked by two women, Josephine Panyin Mensah and Joana Krah whereby the later has been sentenced to 6 years in prison. The name of the alleged victim of the kidnap is Stephanie Kumiwaa who is 26 years of age.
Fake kidnapping cases have been rife in Takoradi of late. The Western Regional Capital became the talk of the town when Josephine Penyin Mensah, a supposed pregnant woman, who was allegedly kidnapped, confessed to having staged her kidnapping to win the love and trust of her husband.
It hasn't been long we heard of one popular musician in Ghana, Charles Nii Armah Mensah fake a shooting incident putting all his fans in fear and the police also to vain work. Another incident has happened again in Takoradi where two women and a man faked a kidnap just to extort money from one of the culprit's adopted father.