Tag Archives: Police service

Basintale, others sue Police Service over GHc1.3m gold scam

DSP Emmanuel Basintale

Interdicted former East Legon Police Commander, DSP Emmanuel Basintale, and four others, have sued the Ghana Police Service contending their rights were violated during investigations into the GHc1.3m gold scam. The five, who were accused of playing various roles in the alleged gold scam were interdicted in March 2017. An American company, Green Global Resources, accused  DSP Basintale and four other officers ...

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WANEP calls for collaboration in cross-border crime fight


The West Africa Network for Peace Building WANEP, is advocating a strict implementation of the West African Biometric Identity cards to help fight cross-border crimes in the sub-region. According to the network, data sharing between the ECOWAS countries will help them effectively deal with notorious criminals who carry out their operations across the borders. This comes after the arrest of ...

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Supt. Cephas Arthur transferred to East Legon in latest Police reshuffle

Superintendent Cephas Arthur

The Director of Public Affairs of the Ghana Police Service, Superintendent Cephas Arthur, has been transferred from the Police Headquarters in the latest reshuffle within the Police Service. He will now serve as the Commander of the East Legon District Command. His deputy, DSP Sheila Abayie Buckman, will replace him as the new Director of Public Affairs. Meanwhile, ACP David Oklu, ...

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Protect the integrity of the Police service – Officers urged

DCOP Rev. David Nenyi Ampah-Bennin

Personnel of the Ghana Police Service have been urged to exhibit a high level of professionalism and dedication in the discharge of their duties to protect the integrity of their profession. Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP), David Nenyi Ampiah-Bennin, Central Regional Police Commander gave the admonition at the inauguration of a new Police station at Assin Nyankomasi in the Assin ...

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25-year-old wanted by Police over GHs30,000 theft


The Achimota Mile 7 Police have declared 25-year-old Patrick Kwaku wanted for stealing GHs 30,000. The suspect, who was sent by his employer, a trader at Ofankor Timber Market, to deposit the amount into his bank account, bolted with it and has since gone missing. The Amasaman District Magistrate court has since issued a warrant for his arrest. Patrick, 5 ...

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Police Service warns public against recruitment scam

Superintendent Cephas Arthur

The Police administration has asked Ghanaians to disregard reports suggesting that the Service is embarking on a recruitment exercise. A statement issued by the Police Service also entreated “individuals, parents and guardians of prospective candidates to avoid being lured into parting with sums of money ostensibly to purchase recruitment forms, as the Police have not “advertised for recruitment.” “The public ...

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EC, police increasing existing special voters’ list?

Charlotte Osei

Citi News has intercepted a document suggesting that the Ghana Police Service in collaboration with the Electoral Commission (EC), have embarked on an exercise to add the names of more Police officers and recruits to the special voters’ list. Although the exercise for the creation of the special voters list ended on October 28; 42 clear days ahead of the ...

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‘Check yourself’ – Angry Police chief fires Franklin Cudjoe

IMANI President, Franklin Cudjoe.

The commanding officer of the Formed Police Unit of the Ghana Police Service, Chief Superintendent Naa Hamsah Yakubu, has jabbed the Executive Director of policy think tank, IMANI Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe, saying he “must check himself”. The officer’s comment comes after Franklin Cudjoe described the Police’s recent decision to suspend all motor vehicle checks as “absurd”. “IGP, you may have the power to ...

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