Crime

Ghanaian arrested in London over $2 billion financial fraud

A suspected rogue trader was arrested in London in a dramatic pre-dawn swoop today on suspicion of losing a major investment bank £1.3bn. Thirty-one-year-old Ghanaian Kweku Adoboli was held on suspicion of committing fraud while working at Swiss bank UBS, after police raided his home at 3.30am. After the raid the bank's shares fell by seven per cent, as UBS warned that the unauthorised trading could tip the firm into a third-quarter loss

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Taxi driver killed over GH¢50 debt

Two people have been arrested by the police for allegedly murdering a 30-year-old taxi driver at Ablekuma Fan Milk area in Accra over a debt of GH¢50. The suspects, Issac Opoku, alias KB, 24, a petty trader, and Kwame Agyapong, alias Oboye Spirit, 23, a driver’s mate, are said to have used machetes to butcher Eric Kwesi Ankomah to death

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Robbers Raid NPP Youth Organiser’s Home

ARMED ROBBERS have raided and ransacked the Abelenkpe residence of Anthony Abayirifa Karbo, the National Youth Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). The robbers made away with valuables worth several millions of cedis. According to Karbo, the robbers broke into the house through a sliding glass window deep in the night on Wednesday when he was asleep

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British national defrauds Ghana of millions of cedis

A British National and his Ghanaian accomplice have been arrested in the biggest SIM-box fraud in recent times by a combined team of the CID and the anti Fraud Task Force of the National Communication Authority. The activities of the two which has been monitored since May this year is reported to have robbed the nation and the various Telecom Companies of over 9 million Ghana cedis within a period of four months

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President Obama’s Uncle Arrested

US President Barack Obama's uncle has been arrested on suspicion of drinking and driving, authorities have said. Onyango Obama, 67, said he would call the White House to arrange bail, after being stopped on Friday in the US state of Massachusetts, says a police report

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Man Rapes Two Year-Old Girl

Fredrick Teye, a 25 year-old farmer, has been arrested by police for defiling a two-year old girl. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency, the Eastern Regional Police Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Kwabena Gyamera Yeboah, said Teye and the victim with her family live in the same house at Borti, near Koforidua

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Labourer Jailed 10 Years For Robbing Policeman

A 20-year-old labourer, Awudu Moro who stole a police officer’s laptop computer, was on Monday slapped with a 10-year jail term by a Takoradi Circuit court. He was charged with stealing and causing unlawful damage and the court convicted him on his own plea of guilty. Chief Inspector Seth Ahelegbe told the court presided over by Mr. Charles Bamford Nimako that on August 15 Corporal Salomey Osei Antwi placed her laptop computer on the

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NPP executive in Porn Scandal

The Herald newspaper light on the pornographic activities at Tema Community 4 has turned a very interesting political twist, with the man involved in the sexual acts, Nana Yaw Owusu, now nicknamed “Tema Porno King,” revealed to be a staunch card-bearing executive member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP)

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