Crime

Gov’t chases two for stealing GHC500m from hospital

The Ghana Health Service is chasing two hospital officials who allegedly diverted over GHC500 million meant to buy drugs and logistics into their personal accounts. The two Asilenudzi Hayford and Francis Dagbale are reported to have altered 96 signed cheques by changing the original figures. This was revealed by the Minister of Health, Alex Segbefia, at the Public Accounts Committee ...

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Girl, 10 to serve 30 years in shrine

A 10-year-old girl is to serve in a shrine for 30 years to appease the gods for allegedly defecating in a school. By extension, the girl becomes the property of the shrine and is made to carry out domestic chores such as cooking, washing, as well as farming and fetching water. The girl, according to reports, was spiritually arrested by ...

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University student in jail for sex with 12-year-old girl

A level 300 student of University of Education Winneba (UEW) has been remanded in prison custody by Agona Swedru Circuit Court for defiling a 12- year girl. Mark Ndemohe-Owusu pleaded not guilty and would re-appear on January 20. Prosecution Police Chief Inspector Ivey Agadia told the court presided over by Justice Hannah-Abigail Animah Asare that on November 21,2015, a complain ...

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Carpenter jailed 10 years over hard drugs

A carpenter caught with marijuana has been ordered by a Kumasi Circuit Court to serve 10 years in jail in hard labour. Kwabena Ankamah pleaded guilty to the offense. Police Superintendent Regina Addo-Yobo told the court, presided over by Mrs. Helen Vivian Amoah, that the convict was arrested by a police highway patrol team on November 22, at about 1345 ...

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GYEEDA case adjourned to Jan 27, 2016

A Financial Court, hearing the case involving Abuga Pele, a former Co-ordinator of the National Youth Employment Programme and Philip Assibit, a representative of Goodwill International Ghana, has adjourned the matter to January 27, 2016

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