Crime

Woman Steals Infant Baby From Hospital

A newly born baby girl is reported to have been stolen by an unidentified elderly woman from Barnor Hospital, a privately owned hospital in Accra. Witnesses say an elderly woman carrying a basket, who posed as a visitor picked up the baby yesterday afternoon. The mother of the stolen baby girl was reportedly asleep when the incident occurred

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Boy Killed For Sakawa

Seven-year-old Abubakar Sadik, formerly of the Church of Christ School, Winneba, has been callously murdered, allegedly for ritual purposes notoriously known as ‘sakawa’. The body was of the young boy was chopped into pieces in a very dehumanizing way

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Haruna Iddrisu: allow prisoners to vote

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The Minister of Communications, Haruna Iddrisu, has asked the authorities of the Ghana Prisons Service to comply with the Supreme Court ruling to allow prisoners to vote in the next elections. He said: "Even for those who attempt to derail the democratic process, voting remains an important means of teaching them democratic values" he said

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Police to unravel Ya Na’s murder

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Paul Tawiah Quaye, has indicated that the police administration will soon review the whole investigation process of the murder of Ya Na Yakubu Andani II, the late Overlord of Dagbon. The move is to establish whether there were lapses in previous investigations and what additional evidence could be obtained to nail those who are alleged to have murdered the Ya Na

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Rtd Supreme Court Judge Slams Ya-Na Case Ruling

A retired Supreme Court Judge, Justice F.Y Kpegah has criticised the High Court ruling that acquitted and discharged some 15 persons suspected to have murdered the overlord of Dagbon, Ya-Naa Yakubu Andani in 2002. He said the ruling by Justice E.K Ayebi was awful, adding that the judge was totally confused

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Northern NDC gives govt two weeks to reverse Ya Na case ruling

The entire Northern Regional executive of the ruling National Democratic Congress have withdrawn their services from the party in protest at the acquittal and discharge of 15 men accused of the murder of the late overlord of Dagbon, Ya Na Yakubu Andani II. They say they shall no longer play any role in the activities of NDC. They have also given government a two-week ultimatum to “do something” about the ruling else they will resign from the party

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General Mosquito Sues Daily Guide For ¢10billion

The General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia has sued Daily Guide and its publisher, Western Publication Limited for defamatory and malice publication against him and is claiming exemplary damages cost of GH¢ 1 million (¢10 billion old cedis)

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Sex With Seven Sheep Lands Man Behind Bars

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A 36-year-old carpenter was on Tuesday sentenced to 36 months imprisonment in hard labour by a Kumasi Circuit Court for carnally knowing seven sheep. Kwaku Amable pleaded guilty to the charge. Prosecuting, Police Chief Inspector Comfort Baffour-Kyei told the Court presided over by Mr Justice Emmanuel Amoh-Yartey that the complainant, Adamu Issaka is a security man with the Kent Security Firm

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Boy, 18, hangs himself

AN 18-year-old toilet attendant at Moshie Zongo in Kumasi has ended his life by hanging. Wahabu’s lifeless body was found tied to a rope, hanging on a tree in the early hours of yesterday. Scores of people in the Muslim-populated area rushed to the scene to catch a glimpse of the deceased upon hearing the news

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MP Cited In US$48 Million Oil Scam

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Abuakwa South has been cited in a complex web of fraud in which a gang of Nigerians with their Ghanaian counterparts are out to dupe the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) a whooping US$48 million over a cargo of crude oil supplied to the refinery which they are falsely claiming ownership

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Businesswoman forges signature of Accra Police Chief

Police in Bekwai in the Ashanti region have arrested a fifty-year-old businesswoman for allegedly forging the signature of the Accra regional Police commander Rose Atinga Bio. Ruth Gyamfi is also accused of forging other documents to fraudulently enlist people in the Police service

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Amina Fails To Appear In Court

Amina Mohammed, the young lady at the centre of the controversial highway robbery and rape case, last Friday failed to appear in court without any notice to the court. The case was scheduled for cross examination of Mr. Michael Ofosu Frimpong, also known as ‘Amina Brother’, the young man who claimed was also on the Yutong Bus at the time of the alleged mass rape of the passengers by armed robbers

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TV Star Shaka Zulu Charged With Robbery

Popular television star, Shaka Zulu, who was arrested by the police for an alleged armed robbery operation has formally been charged before the court with three accomplices, seven months after his arrest. The 30-year-old, whose real name is Richard Cobbina, was arrested by the Accra Regional Police Command on August 18, last year, and placed in police custody until Monday, when he made his first appearance in the High court, in Accra

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Police arrest Kweku Ninja’s killer

After twelve good years of search, the Accra Regional Police Command have finally smoked out Kwasi Kwei, 36, aka Kwei-Kwei, one of the killers of Constable Owusu Sekyere aka Kwaku Ninja, at Odorkor Official Town in Accra. The father of three, who doubles as a mason and carpenter, has since confessed to the crime and may soon face charges of murder

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