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Police to make Mahama’s autopsy report public today

Police to make Mahama’s autopsy report public today

The Upper East regional Police Command says an autopsy report to ascertain the actual cause of death of the Regional New Patriotic Party Chairman, Adams Mahama would be made public later today

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3 Murdered In Sefwi For Rituals

Residents of Sefwi Wiawso and its environs in the Western Region are living in fear following reported cases of suspected ritual killings that have rocked those areas in recent times

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Fake soldier arrested in Kumasi

A 36-year-old man who posed as a military man has been arrested and is being held by the Ashanti Regional Police command

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Murder of alleged witches is a crime – Lawyer

People who are fond of killing persons alleged to be witches or wizards would be charged for murder if they are caught by the law

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Five Engineers jailed six years each

Five Engineers were on Monday sentenced to six years imprisonment each by an Accra Circuit Court charged with conspiracy to commit crime and stealing

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Chinese Nationals arrested with weapons granted bail

An Accra Circuit Court presided over by Justice Francis Obiri On Monday granted bail to ten Chinese Nationals involved in possessing of firearms without lawful authority, in the sum of GH¢50,000.00 with three sureties

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Boy, 7, murdered; heart, tongue missing

Police in the Eastern region are investigating the circumstances surrounding the killing of a seven-year-old boy at Dokrotwiwa some days ago

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Court refuses bail for the alleged African Americans killers

Court refuses bail for the alleged African Americans killers

An Accra Central Magistrates’ Court, presided over by Madam Veronique Abena Praba Manfort, on Thursday refused bail application for six people connected with the murder of two African-Americans at Fihankra, near Akwamufie in the Eastern Region

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Mechanic fined for stealing sheep

A Half-Assini Magistrates’ Court in the Western Region on Wednesday fined Mr Atsu Bakawo,27, from Tikobo Number Two an amount of GHC 600 for stealing a sheep

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Man held by police over alleged gun offence

The police in Ashanti have arrested and detained a man over an alleged gun offence

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Teacher wants to marry 14 year-old girl he raped and impregnated

A teacher, who defiled an under-aged school girl resulting in pregnancy, has been sentenced to 18 years imprisonment in hard labour by the Juaso Circuit Court

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Journalist arraigned over fraud charge

Four persons including a journalist have appeared before a Kumasi Circuit Court for allegedly trying to swindle the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Peace and Love Hospital

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Car-washer, 19, jailed 25 years for robbery

The Tarkwa Circuit Court has sentenced Amadu Ibrahim, a 19 year-old car-washer, to 25 years imprisonment in hard labour for conspiring and robbing passengers on the Wasa Afransie-Jukwa Road in the Western Region

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Two Ghanaians freed of piracy charges

The State on Tuesday filed a nolle prosequi on notice at the Adjabeng District Magistrate Court to drop all charges brought against the two Ghanaians implicated in the piracy case involving some eight Nigerians

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70-year-old farmer jailed for rape

Yaw Amehyia, 70, a farmer at Ekumfi Abuakwa has been sentenced to 20 imprisonment in hard labour by a Cape Coast Circuit Court for defiling an eight-year-old girl

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Woman convicted for stealing three month old baby

Woman convicted for stealing three month old baby

Faustina Arthur, a 28 year-old mother of two. who stole a three month old baby girl, Faith Nyamekye, at Wasa Akropong in the Western region has been sentenced to three years imprisonment in hard labour by the Tarkwa circuit court

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