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3 jailed 75 years for robbery at Mamprobi

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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 held for attempted murder of 8-year old girl

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A 25-year unemployed man, Venyo Yovo, has been arrested by the Juaso police after he reportedly attempted to strangle an eight-year-old girl. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Andrew Anyani, the Asante-Akim South Municipal Commander, who confirmed this, said the incident happened at Juaso. The little girl had been asked by her elder sister to run an errand for her, and ...

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V/Regional Security Coordinator arrested for alleged smuggling


A special unit of the National Security at the Flagstaff House, has picked up the Volta Regional Coordinator of National Security, Appiah Fenteng, for allegedly extorting monies from traders and aiding them to smuggle goods from Togo into the country. Mr. Appiah Fenteng, who is currently in cells at the Regional Police Headquarters, was arrested in the early hours of ...

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Kente weaver gets 25 years for defiling two girls


Gideon Galle, a 32-year-old Kente Weaver, has been sentenced to 25 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court, for defiling two minors in turns at Agbogba in Accra. This was after Galle had pleaded guilty to two counts of defilement. Galle defiled two victims both aged 12 years after tying them in a room. The court presided over by Mrs ...

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Woman remanded for burning colleague’s breasts


A businesswoman who allegedly pressed a hot iron on her colleague’s breasts, right hand and the left side of her face at La, has been remanded into custody by an Accra Circuit Court. The accused is said to have had a scuffle with the complainant over the use of a socket in the house. Jacklyn Obuluke charged with causing harm ...

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Court remands corn-miller for rape


The Agogo Magistrate Court has remanded a 26-year-old man into police custody for allegedly defiling a minor at Dampong in the Asante-Akim South District. The plea of Kofi Manu was not taken and he was ordered to make his next appearance on Wednesday, September 13. Detective Inspector Clement Dekyi told the court presided over by Mr. Stephen Tabiri, that the ...

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JHS student stabbed to death by classmate


A 20-year-old, Mathew Opoku was yesterday [Wednesday] stabbed to death by his classmate, Elijah Namon. The deceased was stabbed in the chest. The two are JHS 1 students at the WESCO Demonstration Junior High School at Suame in Kumasi. The incident happened on the school’s premises. It is unclear what may have led to the action of the suspect, Elijah ...

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Spate of crime in Wa – a trend that needs desperate solution [Article]

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One doesn’t need statistics from an empirical research to identify with the spate of crime in the Wa Municipality. In fact, observation and real life situations speak volumes than figures. Motorbike theft and burglary are the two main criminal activities in the Wa Municipality. The situation can best be described as the work of a syndicate especially with motorbike theft. ...

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Man murders wife, dumps body in pond


Joshua Ababaio, a coconut seller in Sokode Bagble in the Ho Municipality has been arrested for allegedly murdering his wife and dumping the body in a pond. Madam Mercy Nfodjoh, mother of the deceased, told the media that, the deceased, Esther Amoasi, 25, lived with her in Sokode Bagble with her three children aged between two and six. She said ...

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Jealous husband blindfolds then maims wife to stop her from pursuing a degree

Hawa Akhter is seen in a hospital in Dhaka on 15, December 2011. Bangladesh police said December 15 they would press charges against a migrant worker accused of cutting off most of his wife's hand after she started studying for a college degree without his permission. Rafiqul Islam tied up his 21-year-old wife, taped up her mouth and then cut off the five fingers of her right hand just hours after he had returned from the United Arab Emirates, police chief Mohammad Salauddin said. AFP PHOTO/ STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

A jealous husband is facing life in prison after chopping off his wife’s fingers because she began studying for a degree without his permission. Rafiqul Islam, 30, blindfolded his wife Hawa Akhter, 21, and taped her mouth, telling her he was going to give her a surprise present. Instead he made her hold out her hand and cut off all ...

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