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Two Police officers escape lynching in Volta Region

But for the swift intervention of the Chief of Tsyiome -Sabadu near Vakpo and his elders, two officers of the Ghana Police Service would have been lynched. Detective Corporal Vincent Adorvlo and a Community Police were investigating a reported threat on the lives of a local pastor and his congregants when the town folks rounded them up at the Chief’s ...

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I’ve not been charged – Anyidoho insists 

Embattled Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Koku Anyidoho, has discounted claims that the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has officially charged him with treason. According to him, the CID is still investigating his alleged crime and has not proffered any charges against him. “I was only in custody and let the records state that I have not ...

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Koku Anyidoho granted bail

The embattled Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho has been granted bail after spending two nights in the custody of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI). Mr Anyidoho was released by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), the agency handling the case, in the presence of his father, Major General Henry Kwami Anyidoho and his ...

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Amewu condemns police assault on journalist at CID Headquarters

Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amewu, on Wednesday visited a member of his Ministry’s press corps, Latif Iddris of Joy News, one of the Multimedia Group Limited’s platforms, who was beaten by some police officers at the Headquarters of the Police Criminal Investigations Department on Tuesday. Latif Iddris, who has been on admission at the Lighthouse Mission Hospital ...

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Media Foundation condemns police assault on journalist; demands probe

The Media Foundation for West Africa, has in a statement condemned in the strongest terms the brutal attack on Latif Iddris, a reporter from Joy News, one of the platforms of the Multimedia Group based in Accra. Latif Iddris had gone to cover protests at the Criminal Investigations Department of the Ghana Police Service on March 27, 2018, where a ...

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Anyidoho charged with treason, refused bail

The Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress [NDC], Koku Anyidoho, has been charged with treason, and thus refused bail, following his invitation to the Criminal Investigations Department [CID], earlier today [Tuesday]. A police source at the CID Headquarters in Accra, where Mr. Anyidoho is being held, confirmed the latest development to Citi News. This comes shortly after ...

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Gov’t to deploy 8,700 CCTV cameras to help fight crime

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says government will mobilize whatever assistance it can to enable the Police provide the Ghanaian people the kind of service they deserve. According to President Akufo-Addo, the aim of his administration is to strengthen the Police, to make it an honest, disciplined, efficient and robust force, whose emphasis will be on proactive and preventive policing, ...

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E/Region: Family of missing child call for speedy investigations

The family of an 18-month old baby who was allegedly abducted in their home at Kyebi New Town in the Eastern Region last week, are urging the police to speed up investigations into the matter. The family, who are emotionally traumatized after the baby who was playing with his twin brother on their corridor mysteriously disappeared, are afraid their hopes of ...

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Ashanti Police rounds up 46 suspects in swoop

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has rounded up 46 criminal suspects in its latest swoop at various hideouts in the Kumasi metropolis. According to the Command, this was part of measures to curb violent crimes within the metropolis and the region as a whole. The swoops were conducted at places such as Asafo BB, Oforikrom, Bantama, Kwadaso Borla, Suame, Krofrom ...

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2 suspects remanded for allegedly beheading 5-yr-old

The two suspects arrested in connection with the beheading of a five-year old at Sokoban in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region, have been remanded into police custody to reappear on 27th March. The two, Vikuriba Joe Zoot and Kozel Borama have been charged with conspiracy to commit murder and murder. The state prosecutor told the court it has sent the ...

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