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2 shot as robbers attack Mobile Money agent at Busia Junction

Two persons have sustained severe gunshot wounds at Busia Junction near Odorkor in Accra, following a robbery attack on a Mobile Money operation point. According to eyewitnesses who spoke to Citi News’ Ebenezer Afanyi Dadzie, the two suspected robbers in a saloon car, approached the Mobile money point around 8:00pm on Thursday, and asked the vendor to hand over her money. In ...

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Central Regional Police hunt for Cape Coast highway robbers

The Central Regional Police Command has commenced a manhunt for suspected armed men who attempted to rob road users around Winneba on the Accra-Cape Coast highway. The robbers, who blocked a section of the highway between Gomoa Nyamebekyere and Gomoa Potsin around 2:00a.m. on Monday fled upon hearing the police approaching the crime scene. They had stopped vehicles on the stretch ...

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Akatsi: Suspected robber killed by police in gun battle

Police in the Akatsi South District of the Volta Region have shot dead a suspected armed robber after a fierce gun battle at Kotomensahkope junction near Akatsi. The deceased, according to the Akatsi District Police Commander, Supt. Bismark Agyapong, was part of a group who at dawn of Sunday, lurked in the bush to attack unsuspecting commuters. He said the Police upon ...

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We’ll get justice for ‘murdered’ robbery suspects – Muntaka

The Member of Parliament for Asawase constituency, Muntaka Mubarak, has declared his resolve to ensure justice for two suspected criminals who were recently shot while in Police custody. Awudu Osman, also known as Awudu Ninja, was shot and killed by Police with his alleged accomplice Lukeman Mohammed, also known as Alfa, after they allegedly attempted to escape custody. Relatives of ...

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7 suspected notorious robbers arrested in Central Region

The Central Regional Police Command has arrested seven suspected notorious armed robbers who have been terrorizing residents in the region. The Regional Commander, COP Ampah Bannin, who announced the arrest of the suspects, said they often carried out their nefarious activities within Cape Coast, Winneba, Agona Swedru and Kasoa. The arrest is the outcome of a special anti-crime operation dubbed ‘Operation ...

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3 jailed 75 years for robbery at Mamprobi

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

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

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

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

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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