Crime

Excavator operator jailed eight years for attempting robbery

A 22-year old excavator operator who attempted to rob his former employer has been jailed eight years with hard labour by a Tarkwa Circuit Court. The convict, Isaac Akpor, was sentenced on his own plea of being guilty to the offence. Presenting the facts of the case, Detective Chief Inspector Oscar Amponsah, told the Court, presided over by Mr. Justice ...

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I stabbed JB Danquah three times – Alleged killer

The 19-year-old school dropout accused of stabbing to death Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa North Constituency of the Eastern Region, has said he stabbed the lawmaker three times. Daniel Asiedu, the prime suspected, claimed that he entered the home armed with a knife, a catapult and a cutter. He said his ...

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Paul Afoko’s case adjourned to March 24

An Accra High Court has adjourned to March 24 the case in which suspended National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Paul Afoko is challenging his suspension. This is to allow all parties in the case to file their documents and witness statements. Among the five issues raised by Mr Afoko, the court is to determine the status of ...

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Dery’s lawyer, 8 others hauled before DC for misconduct

Nine prominent lawyers including counsel for embattled High Court judge Justice Paul Dery have been hauled before the disciplinary committee of the General Legal Council. They have been accused of professional misconduct and not complying with directives relating to their jobs. They are expected to appear before the committee on February 25. A notice pasted at the court which was ...

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Police killed Mampong Nursing tutor ‘intentionally’

Authorities of the Mampong Nursing and Midwifery Training College in the Ashanti Region have given a different account of the shooting to the death of a human anatomy tutor of the school together with his brother by the police. The school authorities say the police were unprofessional as they fired more than once at the unarmed suspects. The school has ...

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We want to see JB Danquah’s killers rot in jail – Family

The family of slain Member of Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa North Joseph Boakye Danquah Adu have expressed delight at the arrest of a suspect in the gruesome killing. According to Kwaku Solomon, a nephew of the late JB Danquah, the police should move beyond the arrest to establish motive and also identify any other accomplices to face the full rigours ...

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Tafo clashes: Chief of Army Staff orders arrest of local Imam

The Chief of Army Staff Major General Poku-Adusei has reportedly ordered the arrest of the Imam of Tafo in Kumasi. He has also directed security personnel manning the volatile situation in the area to shoot anyone who tries to vandalize any property, Ultimate FM’s Isaac Bediako Justice has reported. The directive comes on the back of a renewed attack on ...

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