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Wife of Lebanese rape suspect weeps in court

The wife of the Lebanese national accused of raping his Ghanaian house-help, today [Monday], broke down in tears in open court, after the hearing of a bail application for her husband was adjourned. This means her husband will remain at the Police Hospital, where he was admitted after he fell ill following his arrest. The police are unable to discharge ...

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Mark Arthur’s case against Ghana Intl. Bank PLC dismissed

The Employment Tribunal in the UK has unanimously dismissed the case involving a Ghanaian employee, Mark Arthur, and the Ghana International Bank PLC. The tribunal, presided over by Employment Judge Glennie, dismissed the two complaints of automatic unfair dismissal and failure to pay holiday pay on withdrawal against the bank. Among the reasons cited by the tribunal was the fact ...

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Zimbabwe court postpones former finance minister’s bail hearing again

A Zimbabwean court has postponed to Thursday the bail hearing of former finance minister Ignatius Chombo, who is facing charges of corruption dating back two decades. Chombo, who did not appear at the court on Wednesday, was detained after the military seized power in “Operation Restore Legacy” mid-November, which it said was meant to remove “criminals” around former President Robert ...

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Man arraigned for suspected GHc 20,000 theft

The Operations Manager of collateral management company, Ecosafe Ghana Limited, Maxwell Osei Owusu, has been put before an Accra Circuit for allegedly stealing various amounts of money belonging to a banking investment company, EM Capital Partners Limited. Mr. Osei Owusu is reported to have stolen various sums of money amounting to over GHc 20,000 and has been charged with stealing ...

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8 residents of Okaishie fined for indiscriminate dumping of waste

The Abeka Sanitation and Motor Court, has convicted eight persons for improper disposal of refuse at unauthorized places contrary to section 56 (a) and (b) of Act 851, of the Public Health Act 2012. The eight, who are residents of Okaishie and its environs in the Ashiedu Keteke Sub-metro, are Eneka Dokyi, Ebuka Nnora, Matthew Akrofi, Kofi Asare, Robert Goliete, Samuel ...

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Court to rule on Exton Cubic case in February 2018

A High Court in Accra has set February 8, 2018, to give a ruling on an injunction application filed by Exton Cubic Limited, challenging the revocation of their mining lease by the Lands and Natural Resources Minister. The Minister, John Peter Amewu, revoked the company’s licenses to prospect in the Nyinahini bauxite concession of the Tano Offin Forest Reserve, describing ...

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Taxi driver remanded for allegedly defiling 14-year-old

The Circuit Court in Hohoe in the Volta Region, presided over by His Lordship Nana Brew, has remanded into prison custody an accused person, Solomon Akuffu, for allegedly defiling a school girl on two occasions. The prosecutor, ASP Joseph Quainoo, who doubles as the Commander for the Domestic Violence and Victim’s Support Unit (DOVVSU) at Hohoe, told the court that, ...

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Man stabs ex-lover for snubbing him at funeral

A 38-year-old man has been hurled before a court for stabbing his ex-lover after she snubbed him at a funeral. The accused, Daniel Nunoo, who has been washing cars for a living, bolted after committing the crime was but later arrested. An Accra District Court that heard the case on Tuesday adjourned it to November 21. He has provisionally been ...

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Security man in court for raping cook

Carlos Armah, a 24-year-old security man accused of raping a 19-year-old cook at an Osu-based restaurant, on Tuesday appeared before an Accra District Court. Armah, charged with rape, had his plea reserved by the court presided over by Mr Stephen Owusu. He was remanded into Police custody to reappear on November 21. The facts as narrated by Detective Sergeant Simon Terkpor were that ...

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Farmers fined for attacking forest guards

The Nsuta Circuit Court has sentenced two farmers to a total fine of GHS9,000.00 for inflicting cutlass wounds on two forest guards in the Nyinase Forest Reserve in the Ejura-Sekyedumase Municipality of the Ashanti Region. Osman Tawure and Solomon Wofsa, would spend 36 months in prison should they fail to pay the money. The court directed that, GHS3,000.00 of the ...

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