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Thieves break into Ofoase Omanhene’s palace

Thieves have broken into the palace of the Omanhene of Ofoase in the Asante-Akim South District of the Ashanti Region, and made away with a number of items belonging to the stool. These include five pieces of kente cloth, 10 pieces of wax print, executioners’ word, computer system unit and four swords used for the swearing-in of chiefs. Deputy Superintendent ...

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Three arrested for fighting Roads Minister

Three persons have been arrested after they tried to fight the Minister for Roads and Highways, Kwesi Amoako Attah when he ordered them to move their businesses from the shoulders of the Accra-Tema motorway. The three were workers of Atpage Limited and Ottis Equipment, companies that rent out bulldozers. The suspects have since been handed to the East Legon Police. ...

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E/R: Police arrest 11 for narcotic offences

The Eastern Regional Police Command has arrested 11 suspects including two teenagers aged 14 and 17 for various narcotic related offences. The Police say they retrieved 176 wraps of compressed dried leaves suspected to be cannabis. The Deputy Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police, Inspector Gideon Boateng told Citi News the suspects are being processed for court. He ...

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Aflao police grab teenager, 4 others for robbery

The police in Aflao on Thursday arrested five armed men who allegedly shot and robbed a mobile money dealer at First Lowcost, Aflao. The suspects are; John Geri, 25, an ex-convict and gang leader, Gabriel Adehoka, 22, farmer, Prosper Treve, 21, Paul Kuma, 21 and Abraham Kelvin Nukpofe, 18, a disc jockey. Mr Eric Vondee, Aflao District Police Crime Officer, said that ...

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Man jailed for robbing his own workplace

The Nsuta Circuit Court, presided over by Lydia Osei Marfo, has sentenced two robbers to a total of 90 years imprisonment. Ferdinand Manu would serve for 50 years while Tijani Issaka would be doing 40 years. The court further ordered the pair to refund cash of GH¢25,000.00 and return one laptop computer and six mobile phones seized from their victims. ...

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Man nabbed for cannabis possession

Police in the Eastern Region have arrested one middle-aged man, Joseph Sarpong, for being in possession of a substance believed to be cannabis. According to the Eastern Regional Police PRO, ASP Ebenezer Tetteh, two other accomplices are currently on the run. He said that his team who were on patrol on the Kpong highway received some information and laid ambush ...

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Trader in court for fraud

A Trader, Cecelia Nyame was on Wednesday put before an Accra Circuit Court for defrauding by false pretense. Cecelia was said to have defrauded one Francis Sarpong Dakudze of an amount of GH¢30,000.00. She pleaded not guilty to the charge and was granted bail in the sum of GH¢50,000.00 with one surety to reappear on July 24. The facts of ...

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Police caution public sector workers against fraudsters

The Ghana Police Service has warned workers in the public service to be wary of the activities of fraudsters who have devised new strategies to defraud them. In a statement issued on Thursday, the Police said the fraudsters pose as staff of the Controller and Accountant General’s Department to lure unsuspecting public sector workers to pay them various sums under ...

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Major Mahama killing: 5 wanted suspects arrested; 7 at large

Five out of the 12 persons declared wanted by the Police Service in connection with the murder of Major Maxwell Mahama at Denkyira Obuasi in the Central Region have been arrested. According to the police, the 5, Bernard Asamoah a.k.a Daddy, Bismark Asamoah a.k.a Rasta, Sarah Mensah, John Boakye and Kwame Awona were arrested last week. It added that the first ...

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Evangelist, 4 others arrested for detaining alleged ‘witches’

The Bolgatanga Magistrate Court has remanded into prison custody a self-styled Evangelist Akwesi Ali Baba, and four others, farmers, for accusing and detaining three accused witches in Duusi, a suburb of Tongo in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region. Evangelist Akwesi Ali Baba is 29 years. The other suspects are; Douk Sapark 30, Messiah Somlate 25, Mba Gurang ...

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