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NDC bigwigs throng court ahead of Opuni’s trial [Photos]

Former senior officials of the Mahama administration have thronged the High Court in Accra to solidarize with former Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD, Dr. Steve Opuni, who is facing a number of charges, including causing financial loss to the state. The group was led by the former Cheif of Staff, Julius Debrah and included former Attorney General, Marietta Brew Oppong; ...

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Court orders labourer to sign bond for stealing fowl

The Enchi District Magistrate court has ordered a 50-year-old labourer, Kwasi Jonathan, to sign a bond of good behavior covering a period of seven months, for stealing a cock worth 50 Ghana cedis. He pleaded guilty to the charge of stealing. Prosecuting, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Ebenezer Anim Ofori, told the court presided over by Mr Solomon Kwesi Alormatu ...

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Great Olympics appeal dismissed; league to start this weekend

An Accra High Court has dismissed Accra Great Olympics’ request to place an interlocutory injunction on the Ghana Premier League, paving the way for the competition to start this weekend. In presenting their case, Olympics asked for an extension of the injunction period to one month within which the GFA would hear their protest against Elmina Sharks, but that has ...

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E/R: Three jailed for illegal mining at Segyimase Kyebi

A Koforidua Circuit Court has sentenced a 27-year-old carpenter Akwasi Agyemang and a 37-year-old farmer, Yaw Osei to four years in prison for mining illegally at Segyimase Kyebi in the Atewa Forest reserve in the Eastern Region. A third person, 35-year-old tiler, Kwasi Poku, has been sentenced to serve two years in prison and is due to reappear in court. ...

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Convict with few hours to leave prison caught with drugs

A serving convict who had few hours to leave prison has been nabbed for allegedly possessing quantity of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp. Appearing before an Accra Circuit Court, Emmanuel Danquah pleaded not guilty to the charges of possessing narcotic drugs without authority. The court presided over by Aboagye Tandoh remanded him into Police custody to reappear on ...

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Two Kwabenya cell escapees jailed 30 months  

Two accused persons who escaped from the Kwabenya Police station last month during an attack on the station have been jailed. The two are to serve thirty months in prison after they pleaded guilty to the crime of escaping lawful custody and abetment to escape lawful custody before an Accra High Court on Tuesday. The two, Prince Osei and Atta ...

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Court orders arrest of DKM founder, 4 others

The Sunyani Magistrate Court “A” has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Martin K. Delleh, Chief Executive Officer of DKM Diamond Micro Finance and four others for defrauding over 5000 people of billions of Ghana Cedis at Nkoranza in the Brong-Ahafo Region. Suspects are to appear before the Court presided over by Mr. Jojo Amoah Hagan on the ...

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Tracking device causes alleged robber’s arrest

An unemployed man, Alidu Mohammed, who is accused of robbing a Japanese Public Health Nurse and a Caterer of their mobile phones and money at Dzorwulu has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Mohammed was arrested when a tracking device in one of the mobile phones led the Police to his hideout. The Police are on the hunt for his ...

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Circuit Court drops Indian sexual assault case; High Court takes over

The Attorney General has directed the Tarkwa Circuit court to discontinue the case involving an Indian who was alleged to have indecently assaulted a two-year-old girl. The A-G has therefore requested for the docket and directed that the matter be heard at the Tarkwa High court. The accused, Sai Yeluri, 28, had earlier pleaded guilty with explanation to the offense and ...

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Court remands two for fraud

An Accra Circuit Court on Thursday remanded two persons into police custody for conspiring to commit a crime, defrauding by false pretence, money laundering and forgery of documents. Razak Debbie, unemployed and Lukman Afuwapes, a student, pleaded not guilty and would reappear on February 8. Superintendent of Police, Kweku Bempah, told the court that the complainant is a designer and a ...

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