Tag Archives: Police

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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B/A Police caution public against fraudsters

The Brong Ahafo Regional Police Command has issued a statement warning residents and parents in the region to be wary of the activities of fraudsters who have devised sophisticated means to defraud the public. According to the police, the fraudsters who belong to a gang, create panic with stories of serial killings in communities with the aim of causing fear ...

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Police investigates mysterious disappearance of baby in Kyebi

Police in Kyebi in the Eastern Region are investigating the mysterious disappearance of a 1-year-old baby last Monday from Kyebi New Town. Citi News sources within the township say mothers are panic-stricken as they worry their babies might soon go missing. Although unofficial reports say about six babies have so far mysteriously disappeared in the area, official police accounts reports ...

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Police deny ignoring sodomy claims against Somanya teacher

Police in the Eastern Region have denied claims that they have refused to investigate allegations that a teacher has been sodomizing his students at a school in Somanya. According to the police, they commenced investigations into the matter when the claims were first made and are poised to proceed with the probe with the cooperation from parties involved. In a Citi ...

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25-yr-old was killed for attacking our officer – Police

Family of the 25-year old young man shot by police

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has said the 25-year-old who was shot and killed by a police officer at Kenyasi-Bosore in the Kwabre East District of the Ashanti Region was part of some rampaging youth in the area who attacked the officer on duty. According to a police statement, the deceased was shot after he drew a gun and pointed ...

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Police must improve training of personnel – Amissah-Arthur

As the police contend with the increased crime rate in recent times, former Vice President, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, has advised the police hierarchy not to underestimate the importance of effective training to the overall performance of Ghana’s security services. Speaking to journalists in Accra on Thursday, Mr. Amissah-Arthur stressed that investing in training was also an investment in proactive policing. The former ...

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CID hunts for Nigerian leader of robbery gang

There was heavy police presence at North Kanashie after a robbery on forex bureau this week

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service is on the hunt for the suspected leader of a robbery syndicate in Accra. According to the police, the suspect, identified as “Kess @ Kess Billions”, a Nigerian, led a gang of robbers to attack a forex bureau at Teshie and another company at Tema. “He is alleged to be the ...

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