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Nigerian murdered in Western Region

Alhassan Zambram, a 40-year old Nigerian who resides at East Tanokrom near Takoradi has allegedly been murdered in cold blood in his room by unknown assailants. Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Olivia Eyrabena Adiku, Regional Police PRO, who disclosed this to the Ghana News Agency on Tuesday said the unfortunate incident occurred on Monday May 01, 2017 She explained that ...

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Man jailed 15 years for robbing KNUST students

An Accra Circuit Court on Thursday handed a 15-year jail sentence to one Kwame Asong, for robbing two persons of their three mobile phones, backpack, one purse and an amount of GHc250.00. Kwame pleaded not guilty, but after trial, was found guilty by the court presided over by Mr Aboagye Tandoh. He is to serve 15 years in prison with hard ...

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Man, 71, jailed for acid attack on relatives

A 71-year-old driver, who splashed acid on his son and his eight-year-old granddaughter at Achimota, has been sentenced to six years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court. The two victims are said to have suffered severe burns after the attack. The son had his neck area badly affected by the acid, while the grand-daughter suffered burns on the right eye and ...

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Effutu Chief arrested for beating taxi driver over fraudulent land sale

The Winneba Police has arrested the Chief of Effutu Ansaful,  Neenyi Ansaful III, for assaulting a-48-year old taxi driver at Winneba. Assistant Superintendent of Police, Reverend John Agbemaiese, Crime Officer of the Winneba Police Command,  told the Ghana News Agency that on April 23, 2017 at about 1400 hours, the alleged victim, Victor Apetogbor, came to the station with the ...

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Man arrested for gunning down pump attendant

A man believed to be in his early 50s has been remanded into prison custody for allegedly shooting a fuel pump attendant to death in Paga in the Upper East Region. The suspect, Osman Paredavua, shot the pump attendant of Quantum Petroleum, Moses Akazuo, 30, on Monday 17th April 2017. The deceased is said to have been hit by the ...

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Police arrests 8 persons over Easter crimes in Kwahu

The Police have arrested six persons in connection with different crimes committed during various Easter festivities in Kwahu in the Eastern Region. The suspects include persons who were nabbed for rape, theft, and impersonation. According to the Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Police Service, Superitendent Cephas Arthur, security was intensified in the area this year to avert crime. “Comparatively, ...

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Driver remanded for defiling 14-year-old

An Accra Circuit Court on Thursday remanded one William Kwasi Okyere, a driver into police custody for defiling a 14 year-old girl at Teshie in Accra. William pleaded not guilty to the charge and was remanded by the court presided over by Mrs Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku. The facts of the case as presented by Detective Inspector Kofi Atimbire was that, ...

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Ghanaians slam police officer who ‘forcibly kissed’ female driver

The professionalism and ethical conduct of the Ghana Police Service is being questioned following a twitter user’s terrible experience at a police check point at Dzorwulu in Accra. The user in a series of tweets on Sunday[March 26, 2017] narrated how a police officer at the Dzorwulu check point made his way to forcibly kiss her on the lips after ...

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Russia opposition leader arrested

Russia’s main opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, has been arrested at an anti-corruption protest he organised in the capital, Moscow. Thousands of people joined rallies nationwide, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev over corruption allegations. At least 500 other protesters were detained in the capital and across the country. Most of the marches were organised without official permission. ...

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UK Parliament: No evidence that Gülen, movement behind coup attempt

Contrary to accusations made by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the Turkish government, the Foreign Affairs Committee of the UK Parliament has concluded that Fethullah Gülen and the movement he inspired as a whole were not behind a failed coup attempt in Turkey on July 15. The committee concluded that “Given the brutality of the events of 15 July, the ...

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