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Ghana records decline in armed robbery, drug trafficking

Ghana records decline in armed robbery, drug trafficking

Mr James Agalga, Deputy Minister of the Interior, on Wednesday said despite the fact that the Ministry met challenges this year, some significant gains have been made towards improving the security situation in the country

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Court sentences farmer to death by hanging

A Sunyani High Court “One” presided by Justice Don Bosco Nabrese, on Monday sentenced a farmer, aged 29 to death by hanging

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State opposes Afoko’s bail application

State opposes Afoko’s bail application

The State has vehemently opposed the granting of bail to Gregory Afoko one of the suspects alleged to have poured acid on the late Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Mr Adams Mahama

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Man jailed 20 years for having sex with minor

Man jailed 20 years for having sex with minor

An Interior Decorator, who was accused of defiling a six- year old girl, was on Wednesday sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court

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Court orders two to compensate minors over pornography

An Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday ordered Sefakor Ayeke, a polytechnic student and Isaac Kofi Parku Dodzie also a student to pay a total of GH₡ 24,800.00 to the state

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Assibit’s appeal hearing adjourned sine die

The Court of Appeal on Wednesday adjourned an applications filed on behalf of Mr Philip Akpeena Assibit, an accused person standing trial in the GYEEDA case, sine die

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Man jailed 15 years for having sex with imbecile

A 38 year -old unemployed man who had sex with a 36 year- old imbecile at Kwashieman has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court

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State opposes Afoko’s bail application

State opposes Afoko’s bail application

The State has vehemently opposed the granting of bail to Gregory Afoko one of the suspects alleged to have poured acid on the late Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Mr Adams Mahama

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Court jails electrician for defilement

A Circuit Court in Dormaa – Ahenkro on Tuesday jailed Moses Yeboah, 22, an electrician to 10 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a 14 –year – old girl

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I wanted to kill Mahama so I could become President – Charles Antwi

I wanted to kill Mahama so I could become President – Charles Antwi

An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced one Charles Antwi, who was arrested on Sunday at the Ringway Assemblies of God Church, where President Mahama worships, for possessing firearms without lawful authority to 10 years imprisonment

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Charles Antwi jailed for attempting to kill President Mahama

An Accra Circuit Court on Tuesday sentenced Charles Antwi, the man who took a double barrel gun to the Ring Road Assemblies of God Church where President John Dramani Mahama worships, to 10 years imprisonment

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Court frees driver on acid attack

An Accra Circuit Court has acquitted and discharged a 39-year old driver held for pouring acid on a private security guard

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Yam thief blames step mother for bewitching him

Yaw Addo, a taxi driver who appeared before Mampong District court for stealing yams valued at GH₡ 3,000 said his step-mother has bewitched him

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Man killed by vehicle

A 34-year-old man, Joseph Miah from Tikobo Number Two near Mpataba in the Western Region, died instantly when he was knocked down by a vehicle

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NSS boss trial- eight to pay money with interest

Eight persons allegedly involved in suspected malfeasance that hit the National Service Secretariat (NSS) are negotiating with the State to pay the money they stole with interest

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Electrician jailed 20 years for robbery

A Circuit Court in Accra on Tuesday sentenced Joshua Kudjo, an electrician, to 20 years imprisonment for robbing a lady of her bag containing 3,100 dollars, an ipad and other personal effects

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