Tag Archives: Arrest

Suspected car snatchers grabbed in Swedru


A Circuit Court in Akim Swedru has remanded into Police custody, Louis Adomako, a 33-year-old phone repairer charged with robbery of taxi cabs from their drivers around villages near Akim Akoroso near Oda in the Eastern Region. He pleaded not guilty by the court presided over by Mr Alexander Oworae. The other accomplice, Kwesi Darko, self-styled businessman who was charged ...

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9 traders arrested for importing and selling illegal drugs

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The Ashanti Regional Police Drug Law Enforcement Unit, in partnership with the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) have arrested nine traders for allegedly importing and selling prohibited drugs. Margaret Mensah, 25, alias Akua and Samira Abdul-Kadir, 30, were arrested for importing the drugs while Abubakari Osman, 20, Abubakari Ibrahim, 24, Mohamadu Mansour, 18, Adamu Seidu, 22, Mahamadu Ibrahim Nurideen, 22 ...

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2 teenagers arrested with 30 parcels of ‘wee’


Two teenagers are in the grips of the Eastern Regional Police Command for possessing narcotic substances, believed to be marijuana. The two, Evelyn Adade Korkor, 19 years, and  Felix Gyimah, 18, were arrested while attempting to transport 30 parcels of the substance together with cassava in 2 sacks from Huhunya to Nkurakan in the Eastern Region. Spokesperson of the Eastern ...

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Spiritualist remanded for fraud


A spiritualist who extorted money to the tune of GHȼ33, 000.00 from a man under the pretext of securing him an ancient schnapps bottle has been remanded into prison custody. The accused, Francis Yeboah, pleaded not guilty to the charge of defrauding by false pretense before a Tarkwa Circuit Court. He would re-appear before the court on Monday June 26 ...

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Bring Savelugu protesters to book – Nana Addo to police

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President Nana Akufo-Addo has urged the Police to arrest persons perpetrating acts of violence in the Savelugu/Nangtong Municipality of the Northern Region. Speaking during the swearing-in of Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo on Monday, the President urged “the police to do all in their power to bring to book all who fall foul of the law.” The President made the comment ...

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Delta 8 could be re-arrested if … – Emile Short

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The eight Delta Force members who were freed could be re-arrested if there is enough evidence to establish that they are guilty, a former Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Justice Emile Short has said. “If there is due evidence to link them with the offence, they can be re-arrested because they have only been ...

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Somanya Police arrest 2 students for circulating nude pictures

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The Somanya District Police Command in the Eastern Region, have arrested two persons circulating nude pictures of a 20-year old former student of the Yilo-Krobo Senior High School. The suspects are Prince Teye, who is a former boyfriend of the victim, and Amuzu, an accomplice. According to Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Ebenezer Tetteh, the suspect in the course of ...

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Cleveland Ohio Facebook killer hunted by police


Police in Ohio are searching for a man who fatally shot a “random” victim and posted the footage on Facebook. The suspect, Steve Stephens, later said in a separate video post that he had killed 13 people and was looking to kill more. Cleveland police chief Calvin Williams confirmed one killing but said they did not know of any other ...

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Man arrested for pouring acid on son, grand daughter


A 71-year-old driver who allegedly poured acid on his son and an eight-year-old granddaughter, has been remanded into police custody by an Accra Circuit Court. The two victims are said to have suffered severe burns on the neck and the right eye and cheek. The court, inspecting the burns of the two victims, remanded Michael Kwame Martins who has been ...

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Deport foreign nationals involved in Galamsey – Group

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Some concerned Ghanaian citizens living in the United Kingdom have petitioned President Nana Addo to arrest persons involved in illegal mining, popularly referred to as Galamsey. They also demanded the deportation of foreign nationals complicit in Galamsey. Their petition comes in the wake of an intense campaign against the menace which has reportedly led to the destruction of some natural ...

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