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Court convicts woman, boyfriend for robbery

Accra, Aug 20, GNA – An Accra Circuit Court has convicted a woman and her boyfriend for robbing her ex-boyfriend but sentence was deferred till August 27. Jonathan K. Wiallens and Jennifer Agyemang, both in their early 20s, have been remanded into police custody to go for their respective sentences later. Three of their accomplices […]

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Ashanti Police probes the death of Otumfuo’s Asamponhene

Kumasi, Aug 19, GNA – The Ashanti Regional Police Command has begun investigations to unravel the mystery surrounding the death of Nana Kwadwo Fordour, the Asamponhene of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene.        Nana Fordour, 46, was found dead at the back seat of his own vehicle at Ebuom, on the Ejura-Nkoranza highway, […]

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Three jailed 144 months for stealing

Enchi (WN/R), Aug. 17, GNA – Three friends, who conspired and robbed a student in his house at Domiabra-Dadiaso in the Suaman District, have been convicted to serve 144 months by the Enchi District Magistrate Court. Dacosta Ackah, alias Kofi Sakayena, a farmer; Yaw Daniel alias Yaw Jarule, a labour; and Kofi Isaac alias Kofi […]

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Operation Vanguard apprehends 36 suspected illegal miners in the Eastern Region

Accra, Aug.15, GNA – Twenty-seven suspected illegal miners have been apprehended in an overnight operation within the Atiwa West District of the Eastern Region by Operation Vanguard Personnel. The suspects, all confirmed to be locals, were operating within the general area of Abomosu. This was contained in a statement issued to the Ghana News Agency […]

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Police Boss engages families of Kidnapped girls on pending DNA test

Sekondi, Aug. 14, GNA – The Director General of the Public Relations of the Ghana Police Service, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) David Eklu, on Tuesday said the visit by the top hierarchy of the police to families of the kidnapped girls was to seek their cooperation in the upcoming DNA test. The DNA process, […]

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Farmer remanded for stealing

Enchi (WN/R), Aug. 13, GNA-Four persons accused of stealing 20 bags and 45 kilograms of dried cocoa beans valued GHC9,842.00 have appeared before the Enchi District Magistrate court. Isaac Kwame Annor, a twenty-year-old farmer, denied knowledge of the offence and he has been remanded into prison custody. His two accomplices, Isaac Ransford Ngissah, 18, student, […]

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Kumasi Kidnapping – two more suspects remanded

Accra, June 18, GNA – Two persons, allegedly involved in the kidnapping of the two Canadians in Kumasi, were on Tuesday remanded, when they appeared before an Accra High Court. The two Safianu Abubakar, and Abdul Rahman Suleimana, who are both Ghanaians were said to have conspired with six others and kidnapped Miss Lauren Patricia […]

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ECOWAS partners EU on combating piracy and maritime criminality

Accra, June 18, GNA- The Commission of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has developed measures to intensify effort towards combating piracy and other maritime criminality with the support of development partners. A statement from the Commission and copied to the Ghana News Agency said development partners such as the European Union (EU), United […]

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Eight kidnappers in police custody over abduction of two Canadians

Accra, June 12, GNA–Eight suspects including five Ghanaians and three Nigerians are in police custody assisting in investigations in relation to the recent abduction of two Canadian women.     The suspects were arrested at Kenyase, a suburb of Kumasi, at exactly 0515 hours on Wednesday, June 12, by a joint security forces, including the Bureau […]

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Another suspect in alleged Takoradi kidnapping remanded in custody

Kweikuma(WR), June 12,GNA – The Sekondi High Court Two on Wednesday remanded a 29 year old John Oji into custody,  in connection with the  three kidnapped girls in Takoradi in the Western region. The 29-year old Nigerian, John Oji, who appeared at the Sekondi-Takoradi High Court was charged with the offence of conspiracy to kidnap […]