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Two jailed for robbing retired military officer

Two persons were on Monday sentenced to 25 years imprisonment each by an Accra circuit court for conspiracy to commit crime and robbery

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Illegal miner in trouble over fowl theft

A 26-year old illegal miner at Achiase, a community in the Ejisu-Juaben District has appeared before the Konongo Magistrates’ court over the theft of a fowl

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Man in trouble for swindling church members

A businessman has found himself on the wrong side of the law after swindling his Church members of cash totaling GHȼ15,450.00

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Produce witnesses in Ekow Micah’s case- Court orders

The trial judge hearing the case of Ekow Micah, the musician accused of possessing quantity of drugs suspected to be Indian hemp, has asked the prosecution to produce their witnesses or would be forced to take a decision in the matter

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Ecobank manager shot dead at his residence

Ecobank manager shot dead at his residence

A 40- year-old manager of Ecobank, Seth Akyea, has been shot dead by three unidentified persons at his residence at Kasoa

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Herbalist held for fraud

A 22 year-old herbalist, Eshaiwu Mohammed, has been granted bail in the sum of GH ¢14,000 by the Tarkwa Circuit Court for defrauding by false pretences

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AG opposes Order of Certiorari on behalf of Charles Antwi

AG opposes Order of Certiorari on behalf of Charles Antwi

The Attorney General has opposed an order of Certiorari filed on behalf of Charles Antwi, the gunman who visited the President’s Church with an intent to kill him

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Galamsey operator fined for stealing tyres

The Tarkwa Circuit Court has fined a 35 year-old galamsey operator, Prosper Okpata GH¢360.00 for conspiring with three others to steal four Michelin lorry tyres valued at GH¢12,204.00 or in default serve 9 months imprisonment in hard labour

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Court jails public servant over recruitment scam

A public servant, found guilty by the Juaso Circuit Court of swindling some unemployed graduates of their cash totaling GHȼ44,300 under the guise of helping them to secure jobs, has been sentenced to four years imprisonment

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Heavy security at court as Kombian was sentenced

Heavy security at court as Kombian was sentenced

Heavy armed security personnel trooped to the premises of Accra Fast Track High Court on Wednesday, as it sentenced Johnson Kombian accused of killing two police officers in the Northern Region, to death by hanging

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Man jailed 10 years for having sex with daughter

The Techiman Circuit Court, presided over by Justice Emmanuel Opare, has sentenced 57-year-old Musah Zakari, a resident of Jato Zongo in the Atebubu-Amantin in the Brong Ahafo Region, to 10 years’ imprisonment in hard labour for having sex on numerous occasions with his 16-year-old daughter

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Court remands three men for defiling 14 year-old girl

Three men who allegedly defiled a 14 year-old girl on three different occasions have been remanded into prison custody by the Tarkwa circuit court presided over by Mr. Justice Alex Obeng Asante

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Contractor remanded for Defilement

A 35 year old building Contractor, Humble Asare-Sakyi Kwabena has been arraigned for defiling a 10 year- old girl at Teshie, a suburb in Accra

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FDA to arrest radio presenters over unauthorized drugs adverts

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has threatened that it would soon cause the arrest of Radio Presenters who advertise unauthorized drugs on their airwaves

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Mobile phones send ex-convict back to jail

The Winneba Magistrates’ Court has sentenced a 23-year-old ex-convict to a one year jail term with hard labour for unlawful entry and stealing mobile phones

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Driver fined for failing to produce license

The Half-Assini Magistrate Court on Friday imposed a fine of 240 Ghana Cedis on a driver who failed to produce his driving license to policeman on duty

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