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C/Region: 24-year-old ‘evangelist’ jailed for fraud

Nana Kwame Asare Junior, 24, has been sentenced to twenty-one months imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to four counts of defrauding by false pretenses at a Cape Coast Magistrate court. Asare Junior, a self-acclaimed Evangelist is said to have defrauded Madam Susana Dadzie,a nurse and Veronica Mensah, a hairdresser of GH¢2,500.00 and GH¢2,200.00 respectively, under the pretext of securing admission ...

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C/Region: Police to pursue criminals with ‘Operation Father Christmas’

The Central Regional Commander of the Ghana Police Service, COP Rev. Ampah-Bannin, has sent a strong warning to criminals in the Region to either flee and cease their actions or face the wrath of the police. An operation dubbed ‘Operation Father Christmas’ has thus been launched in the region to declare war on criminals as the police intensify security before, ...

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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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V/Region: Man convicted for assaulting ECG staff

The Dzodze Magistrate Court has convicted a man for assaulting a staff of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and illegally taping electricity, after he pleaded guilty of the offences. Presenting the facts of case to the court on Friday, the police prosecutor said, the suspect, Mac-Billy Ani, was allegedly caught last month by an ECG technician illegally connecting electricity to his ...

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3 jailed 75 years for robbery at Mamprobi

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

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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