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Immigration Service gets 55 vehicles, motorbikes from Gov’t

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has taken delivery of 35 vehicles and 20 motorcycles to enhance its operations. The vehicles, which included 10 Toyota Hilux Pick-Ups, 25 Honda four-wheel All-Terrain-Vehicles (ATV) and 20 Honda motorcycles, were made available by the Government of Ghana as part of efforts to equip the Service with the necessary logistics to help it combat cross-border ...

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‘Stop dreaming of helicopters for Police’ – IMANI to Interior Minister

Franklin Cudjoe

President and founder of policy think tank, IMANI Africa, Franklin Cudjoe has asked the Minister of Interior, Ambrose Dery not to harbour any plans of procuring helicopters for use by the Police Service. Following the upsurge in armed robbery cases in Ghana, Ambrose Dery said government is in the process of acquiring some helicopters to help the police deal with ...

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C’ttee probing sexual misconduct by peacekeepers visits South Sudan

UN Peacekeepers

A three-member delegation has been deployed to South Sudan to investigate the sexual assault allegedly committed by some Ghanaian Police peacekeepers sent to that country at the behest of the United Nations (UN). This was disclosed to journalists on Wednesday February 28, 2018 in Accra, by the Minister of Interior, Ambrose Derry. According to him, the UN granted the request for ...

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Police to get helicopters to fight crime – Ambrose Dery

Ambrose Dery

The government is in the process of procuring logistics such as helicopters, drones and vehicles for the Police Service to help in the fight against armed robbery and general crime in the country. This was disclosed by the Interior Minister Ambrose Derry who was commenting on the recent upsurge in crime, particularly armed robbery. He said government is taking swift ...

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‘Killed’ robbery suspects were terrorizing residents – Dery

The Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery, has told Parliament that the two suspected criminals who were recently shot in Police custody at Asawase in the Ashanti Region, were individuals who had been robbing and terrorizing residents of Kumasi. According to him, the suspects were shot when they attempted to escape custody, whilst the police conducted a search at one of their ...

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We prosecuted Delta Force 13 although they’re NPP – Dery

The Minister of Interior, Ambrose Dery, believes government has exhibited ample commitment towards the fight against political party vigilantism in the country, considering that they did not shield the 13 members of the pro-NPP vigilante group, Invincible Forces, but rather allowed them to go through the court process. The 13, who were prosecuted for assaulting the Ashanti Regional Security Coordinator in March 2017 ...

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We’ll lift Bimbilla curfew if peace prevails – Dery

The Minister for the Interior, Ambrose Dery, has expressed government’s readiness to lift the curfew imposed on Bimbilla in the Northern Region if peace in the area prevails. He said his outfit is constantly monitoring the situation in the area to review the curfew situation there. Bimbilla has been under curfew for over 10 years due to recurring chieftaincy conflicts ...

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Flush out unscrupulous auctioneers – Interior Minister to Board

Mr Ambrose Dery, the Minister of the Interior, on Wednesday, tasked the newly constituted Auctioneers Registration Board to flush out all unscrupulous auctioneers and ensure sanity in the business. He said auctioneering in recent times had come under public scrutiny due to the crooked activities of some auctioneers and, thus, charged the Board to keep an eagle eye on them. ...

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Indian businessman files suit for working visa

The embattled Indian businessman, Ashok Kumar Sivaram, who was deported illegally, has filed a lawsuit at an Accra High Court seeking an order to be given a temporary working visa. According to the lawsuit filed by his lawyer, Gary Nimako, the temporary working visa will enable him live and work legally in the country while figting his illegal deportation case ...

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Indian businessman petitions Nana Addo over Interior Minister’s ‘harassment’

An Indian businessman, Ashok Kumar Sivaram has petitioned President Akufo-Addo to call the Minister of Interior and the Comptroller of the Ghana Immigration Service to order over what he termed as harassment meted against him by the aforementioned personalities. In the petition, he accused the Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery, Director/Comptroller of the Immigration Service, Kwame Takyi and Deputy Comptroller General ...

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