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Tag Archives: Armed Robbery

3 jailed 75 years for robbery at Mamprobi

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An Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday sentenced three persons who four years ago robbed a retail firm at Mamprobi at gunpoint, and made away with GHc3,710.00 and other valuables to a total of 75 years imprisonment. They are: Hafiz Ali 22 years, aka Send the Money; and Yakubu Shaibu 24 years, aka Jelilu, who had been on remand till date, ...

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Man in China files false robbery report to avoid handing pay cheque to wife

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A man’s plan to avoid handing over his pay cheque to his wife by filing a false police report backfired, after police saw through his ruse with the help of traffic camera footage. The man, surnamed Cai, lives in Hangzhou in eastern China’s Zhejiang province. He was detained for 10 days and fined 500 yuan (S$103) for his act. According to ...

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Akua Donkor robbers jailed 120 years

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The Accra Circuit Court has sentenced three men to a total of 120 years imprisonment for robbing the founder of the Ghana Freedom Party (GFP), Madam Akua Donkor. The convicts Yakubu Yusif, the Central Regional Chairman of the GFP, Barnabas Kayese, Madam Donkor’s personal driver and Abdul Razak Shaibu, were found guilty of robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery. They will ...

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Aflao police grab teenager, 4 others for robbery

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The police in Aflao on Thursday arrested five armed men who allegedly shot and robbed a mobile money dealer at First Lowcost, Aflao. The suspects are; John Geri, 25, an ex-convict and gang leader, Gabriel Adehoka, 22, farmer, Prosper Treve, 21, Paul Kuma, 21 and Abraham Kelvin Nukpofe, 18, a disc jockey. Mr Eric Vondee, Aflao District Police Crime Officer, said that ...

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Give police helicopter to fight crime – Charismatic Bishops’ to Gov’t

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The Ghana Charismatic Bishops’ Conference has called on government to establish a helicopter unit for the Police service to enable them fight crime in the country. According to the Conference, this could “greatly improve the services they [Police service] render to the nation.” “The Ghana Charismatic Bishops’ Conference is asking the government to deploy simple helicopters for the Ghana Police ...

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24 suspected robbers nabbed for allegedly terrorising travellers

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Twenty-four suspected highway robbers believed to be the masterminds of a number of robberies on major highways across the country have been busted by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service. They are Abdulai Salia, alias Mallam, Bob Cedi or Forest Killer, Abdul Karim, Abdul Razak Abubakar, Saliu Ali, Ibrahim Issaka, Abdul Razak Osman, Mohammed Fatau, alias ...

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Teachers at Fawohoyeden to abandon post over robbery attacks

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Teachers of Methodist Primary A and B, Holy Child Preparatory, Saviour Primary School and Methodist Junior High A and B in Fawohoyeden, a farming community in the Asunafo North Municipality of the Brong Ahafo Region, are threatening to boycott classes and other teaching related activities if authorities fail to beef up security in the area to protect life and property. ...

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3 notorious Kumasi robbers arrested

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The Ashanti Regional Police Command has arrested three armed robbers said to have been robbing and terrorising residents of Aputuogya and its surroundings areas in the Bosomtwe District. The three, Muhammed Sulley, Abubakar Siddick Awudu and Ibrahim Issah had in their possession, a container full of acid, a locally manufactured pistol, two live cartridges, ten tablets of Tramadol, two knives ...

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Court to empanel jury for J.B Danquah murder case May 30

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An Accra High Court has fixed May 30, 2017 to empanel the jury for the trial of the two alleged killers of the J. B. Danquah Adu, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa North, in the Eastern Region. Initially, Tuesday, May 16, was fixed for the purpose but the prosecution prayed the court for adjournment, saying there ...

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Many injured, 2 hospitalized after ‘rambo-style’ robbery in Sandema

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Several persons have been left injured with two hospitalized after four armed robbers on Monday evening stormed a local supermarket at Sandema in the Upper East Region. The four masked robbers at about 5:30 pm posed as potential customers wanting to purchase goods from the super market, but in a ‘Rambo style’ took attendants hostage, ransacked the supermarket and made ...

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