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Soldier, police officer, arrested for allegedly robbing bank customers

Three persons, comprising a soldier, a policeman and an unemployed man, have been arrested for allegedly attacking and robbing some customers of banks on the Spintex Road, Lapaz and other parts of Accra. The names of the suspects have been given by the police as Corporal Bernard Tsagli, a soldier attached to the 37 Military Hospital; Corporal Isaac Amejor, a ...

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Police arrests three suspects after ‘failed fuel station robbery’

Three men have been arrested and detained by the police over a failed attempt to rob a fuel station at Abinkyim, near Asante-Bekwai in the Ashanti Region. Their names were given as Boakye Ansah, a former employee of the fuel station believed to be the leader of the gant, Samuel Agyekum and Innocent Amoako, alias ‘Stonky’. Commissioner of Police (COP) ...

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Kwabenya jail break: Another suspect busted at Asikasu

One of the escapees of the Kwabenya police shooting,  Emmanuel Kotey, has been arrested at Asikasu near Adeiso in the Upper West Akim District of the Eastern Region. Kotey, who was allegedly part of those who broke jail at Kwabenya during which police Inspector Emmanuel Ashilevi of the Kwabenya Police in the Greater Accra Region was shot and killed in ...

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Driver remanded for possessing firearms

An Accra Circuit Court on Friday, remanded one Fataw Fuseini, a 25-year-old driver for possessing firearms and threatening one Suleiman Alhassan with a gun until March 8. Fataw was remanded, even though his plea was not taken, because of the lack of a Dagbani interpreter at the court presided over by Mr Aboagye Tandoh. Prosecuting, Police Chief Inspector, Kwabena Adu, told ...

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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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A/Region: Police recommend curfew in Ahwiaa over clashes

The Ashanti Regional Police command is proposing the imposition of a curfew in Ahwiaa, a community in the Kwabre East district of the Ashanti Region as a security measure following violent clashes in the area on Saturday morning. The Regional command, which was forced to deploy men as part of a joint police and military action to restore peace in ...

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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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