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Two arrested over attack on Eric Opoku, NDC members

Two suspects are in the custody of the Brong Ahafo Regional Police Command following the attack on the Member of Parliament for Asunafo South Constituency, Eric Opoku, by some unknown assailants. The assailants also inflicted deep machete wounds on three other persons believed to be supporters of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). In an interview with Citi News, the ...

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NPP condemns attack on Eric Opoku, other NDC members

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Asunafo South Constituency of the Brong Ahafo Region, has condemned an attack on the Member of Parliament for the area, Eric Opoku, and three others, believed to be members of the opposition National Democratic Congress [NDC]. The Communications Director of the NPP in the constituency, Nana Adusei Opoku, urged the police to bring ...

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Mobile Money robber arrested at Madina after escaping lynching

One person was arrested on Monday for attacking a mobile money merchant at Madina, a suburb of Accra. The other suspect involved in the attack is however on the run. The Public Relations Officer of the Accra Regional Police Command, ASP Afia Tenge, told Citi News the two were on an unregistered motorbike when they carried out the attack. “This ...

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Arrest NPP security men for attacking journalists – GJA

Several days after some journalists were assaulted by security guards of the governing New Patriotic Party [NPP], at the party’s headquarters in Accra, the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), is calling on the leadership of the NPP to ensure that the culprits are brought to book. The GJA, in a statement, vehemently condemned the attack and called for immediate action. Three ...

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Thieves break into Ofoase Omanhene’s palace

Thieves have broken into the palace of the Omanhene of Ofoase in the Asante-Akim South District of the Ashanti Region, and made away with a number of items belonging to the stool. These include five pieces of kente cloth, 10 pieces of wax print, executioners’ word, computer system unit and four swords used for the swearing-in of chiefs. Deputy Superintendent ...

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Judicial Service wants Delta Force attack investigated

The Judicial Service has in a strongly worded statement condemned the attack on a court in Kumasi by members of the Delta Force, a vigilante group affiliated to the New Patriotic Party (NPP). Members of the Delta Force stormed a Kumasi Circuit court on Thursday, and vandalized some court property, and freed 13 of their members, who were facing trial ...

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Delta Force attack on judiciary; an unprecedented case since 1992

Since the NPP won elections in 2016 and even before Nana Addo was sworn in to take office as the sixth president under the 4th Republic, Delta Force, a known NPP political vigilante group, the party of the sitting president, has been on the rampage. From forcefully seizing toll booths and forcing out lawfully appointed officers have characterized the NPP ...

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I was ‘assaulted’ at Flagstaff House – Rachel Appoh

Former National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Gomoa Central, Rachel Appoh, has accused some National Security operatives and three women at the Flagstaff House of assaulting her. According to her, she visited the seat of government hoping to address some issues regarding her ex gratia package, when she was verbally assaulted and even pushed around by some irate National ...

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Gender Minister condemns assault on suspected female thief

The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisa Djaba, has condemned the attack on an alleged female thief in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region. Several persons were captured on video stripping and beating the lady for allegedly stealing money  from a shop owner at Adum in Kumasi. The video subsequently went viral on social media. Several groups have since ...

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Stop attacking NDC supporters – Police warn NPP

The Police have cautioned supporters of the New Patriotic Party to desist from attacking members of the National Democratic Congress. According to the Police perpetrators of such attacks risk arrest and prosecution if they go ahead with such acts of vandalism. The Police in a statement signed by its Director of Public Affairs, Superintendent Cephas Arthur said “it has come ...

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