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Lawyers must stop defending armed robbers – Police

The Volta Regional Police Commander, DCOP Ampah Benin has pleaded with the nation’s lawyers to desist from defending notorious armed robbers to enable the Service rid the society of criminals and their activities. According to him, the phenomenon where armed robbers get legal defence in the law courts does not augur well for the country’s fight against crime

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Court to hear Anas’s evidence in camera

An Accra Circuit Court on Thursday agreed to hear in camera the evidence of Anas Aremeyaw Anas in the cocoa smuggling case involving 14 officials of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). A Senior State Attorney, Mr Anthony Rexford Wiredu, informed the court that due to the nature of work of the witness

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10% Demand Of Oil Revenue Is Ridiculous – Kwesi Pratt

The Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper, Kwasi Pratt Junior has described as ridiculous demands by Chiefs in the Western Region for a ten percent share of Ghana’s oil revenue. The Chiefs, who recently made the proposal to Parliament, have been disappointed following a rejection of their demands by the Parliamentary Select Committees on Energy, Mines and Finance

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Nana Addo: Prove I’m a cocaine addict or shut up

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party for the 2012 elections, has dared his critics to prove with empirical evidence that he is a drug addict or “shut up” and stop attacking his personality. For the first time, the NPP flagbearer is making a public pronouncement on what he describes as a smear campaign against his personality

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President Mills Weeps Over Insults

President John Evans Atta Mills yesterday met a cross-section of Muslims and expressed worry at what he described as the rising incidence of insults in the Ghanaian society, a trend which he noted is not in the interest of the country. He told his guests, who numbered about 60 and led by the National Chief Imam

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CHRAJ condemn calls for Kombian to be killed

The Deputy Commissioner of the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Ms. Anna Bossman has described as disappointing the mounting public demand for suspected robber and killer Johnson Kombian, to be killed without trial

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Dad rapes two teenage daughters and three year old son

An official of the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) has found himself at the wrong side of the law for allegedly defiling his two biological daughters aged 16 and seven. Prosecutors said Michael Kojo Brenuo Acquah, 34, had multiple sexual encounters with his two daughters in their (victims’) room

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104 death row inmates packed into a hole for 24

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Mr Kofi Bansah, Acting Director General of Ghana Prisons Service, said 104 prisoners who are to face the death penalty are confined in a prison cell designed to contain only 24 inmates. He said however that efforts were being made to decongest the Nsawam Medium Security Prison as soon as possible

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Kofi Adams Covers Up for His Boss

Following President John Evans Atta Mills’ recent directive to the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Paul Tawiah Quaye to re-open investigations into the serial murders of some 34 women prior to the 2000 elections, the New Crusading Guide newspaper has made frantic efforts to contact all the players involved in the recycled drama for their thoughts on the subject

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NDC could steal oil cash – Sir John

The General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly known as Sir John, has expressed concern about the oil revenue to be accrued to Ghana as the Mills-led NDC administration seems to be contradicting declarations made by Tullow Oil

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Medical check-up for Kombian today, as his lawyer fumes

A team of medical officers from the Ghana police service will on Wednesday November 24, visit captured suspected murderer and robber Johnson Kombian in police custody to assess his health condition. Kombian’s legal team claim he has been physically abused by the police during his arrest, endangering his health

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Vice President’s accuser confesses

The Spokesperson for the Group calling itself the Alliance for Responsible Office Holders (AFROH) Mahama Haruna, has made a u-turn and apologized to the Vice President for implicating him in the Armajaro ban lifting case. Mahama Haruna told Citi News he has come to the realization that the allegations leveled against the Mr. John Dramani Mahama, were unfounded

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