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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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Three arrested in Suhum with 11 sacks of ‘wee’

The Eastern Regional Police Command has arrested three persons for possessing eleven sacks of substances suspected to be Indian hemp at Suhum. The three suspects, two men and a woman, were picked up by the police at their hideout while packaging the substance for transportation to Accra. ASP Ebenezer Tetteh, the Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer, who confirmed the ...

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Lebanese arrested for allegedly raping 19-year-old househelp

A Lebanese national has been arrested for allegedly raping his 19-year-old househelp at Airport Hills residential area in Accra. Four policemen from the East Legon District Police Command arrested Haddad Rabih, around 11:45 pm on Sunday. The suspect, Graphic Online gathered forcibly had sex with the victim around 5:00pm on Saturday in the absence of his wife and other occupants of his ...

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Two arrested over possession of human parts

Two persons are in the grips of the Volta Regional Police command over the possession of human parts. The two are 36-year-old Kente weaver, Eklu Havor and Emmanuel Opoku, a 36-year-old fetish priest. Eklu is said to have brought the head and private parts of an old woman to Opoku for money rituals. Briefing the press in Ho, the Volta ...

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N/Region: Police arrest suspected sex workers, criminals in swoop

The Northern Regional Police Command on Tuesday night, conducted a swoop in Tamale and arrested 23 suspected criminals, including some alleged sex workers. Six women, believed to be Nigerians, who operated at nightclubs in Tamale, a wee peddler and others suspected of various nefarious crimes in the metropolis, were among those arrested. Public Relations Officer of the Northern Regional Police ...

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Greater Accra Police arrest 50 landguards

The Accra Regional Police Command, arrested 50 land guards in October 2017. The 50 (21 of whom are on remand, whilst 20 are on court bail, and nine on police enquiry bail) were arrested from five divisions of the Accra Regional Police Command. A statement signed by the Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) George Alex Mensah, said ...

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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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Ivorian arrested by Ashanti police with AK 47 rifle

Police in the Ashanti Region have arrested an Ivorian, Amadu Yakubu, for illegal possession of weapons which were seized by the police on Saturday, 28th October 2017 on the Kumasi – Obuasi Highway. The 51-year-old man was arrested at about 1:30 pm by police on his way to Kumasi to take proceeds of the ammunition he had supplied. The Public ...

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