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Northern Regional Police on manhunt for Bimbilla shooters

The Northern Regional police have begun a manhunt for some persons who allegedly shot and killed three persons yesterday [Thursday] in the Bimbilla township. The incident occurred on Thursday night after the victims had finished with their evening Islamic prayers. According to eyewitnesses, two persons on a motorbike allegedly shot at them and sped off. It is unclear what may ...

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3 dead, 8 injured from sporadic gunshots in Bimbilla

Three people have died in Bimbilla in the Northern Region with eight others injured following an attack by unknown assailants. The incident occurred on Thursday night when the victims had finished with their evening Islamic prayers, and were seated at a known public place. According to eyewitnesses, two persons on a motorbike allegedly shot at them and sped off. It ...

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Police officer interdicted for allegedly killing GSTS student

The Police administration in the Western Region say they have interdicted the officer who allegedly shot and killed a student of Ghana Secondary Technical School (GSTS). Detective Corporal Adjei Shaibu last Saturday, gunned down 17-year old Lawrence Baidoo after supposedly mistaking the deceased and his friends for armed robbers, when they were in fact on their way to a concert. ...

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Probe into Korle Bu ‘stray bullet’ incident poor – Lab scientists

The Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (GAMLs) has bemoaned the lack of urgency and progress in police investigations into the shooting of a medical laboratory scientist at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. Solomon Quarshie, was reportedly hit by a stray bullet around 4:00pm on Monday evening. A statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of GAMLs, Dennis Adu-Gyasi, lamented the fact that no arrests ...

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Two dead in German nightclub shooting

A gunman has been shot dead by German police after opening fire at a nightclub in the city of Konstanz. One person was killed and three seriously injured in the attack at about 04:30 (02:30 GMT) on Sunday. The shooter targeted the Grey club in an industrial part of the city, on Max-Stromeyer-Strasse. Police have ruled out a terrorist motive. ...

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US gunman kills three ‘in race attack’

Three white men were killed and another wounded when a black gunman opened fire in Fresno, California, in a suspected race attack, police have said. Kori Ali Muhammad shot 16 rounds in 90 seconds in the shooting spree on Tuesday, said Police Chief Jerry Dyer. He shouted “God is great” in Arabic as police arrested him but this was a ...

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Tulsa shooting police officer charged

A police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has been charged with manslaughter, a prosecutor has said. Officer Betty Shelby shot and killed Terence Crutcher last week while he was standing next to his broken-down car. In Charlotte, North Carolina, a curfew went into effect to prevent a third night of violence after a black ...

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Legon suspends road toll collection

The University of Ghana (UG) says it will comply with the directive by the Roads Ministry to suspend the collection of road tolls. The announcement was made by the Vice Chancellor of the University, Ernest Professor Aryeetey at a Press Briefing on Friday. According to him the University’s decision comes after the Ministry of Roads and Transport wrote to the ...

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Cape Coast University student murdered

A Level 300 student of the University of Cape Coast, Mr. Godwin Awugo, was found dead at Amamoma near the UCC on Thursday morning. The body of the Nigerian Social Science student was reportedly found near “Round Palace Hostel” at Amamoma with his intestines gushing out from his lower abdomen. It is believed that the murder was committed on Wednesday ...

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Roads Ministry meets UG authorities

Officials of the Roads and Highway Ministry are meeting authorities at the University of Ghana over reactions that have greeted the University’s decision to collect tolls on campus. The meeting comes on the back of reports that the Ministry has written to the University to stop collecting the tolls. On Monday, operatives of national security demolished a structure the University ...

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