Crime

We want to see JB Danquah’s killers rot in jail – Family

The family of slain Member of Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa North Joseph Boakye Danquah Adu have expressed delight at the arrest of a suspect in the gruesome killing. According to Kwaku Solomon, a nephew of the late JB Danquah, the police should move beyond the arrest to establish motive and also identify any other accomplices to face the full rigours ...

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Tafo clashes: Chief of Army Staff orders arrest of local Imam

The Chief of Army Staff Major General Poku-Adusei has reportedly ordered the arrest of the Imam of Tafo in Kumasi. He has also directed security personnel manning the volatile situation in the area to shoot anyone who tries to vandalize any property, Ultimate FM’s Isaac Bediako Justice has reported. The directive comes on the back of a renewed attack on ...

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Tafo clashes: One arrested for sporadic shooting

One of the rampaging youth in the old Tafo confrontations has been arrested by the Police in Kumasi for embarking on sporadic shooting in the area Thursday morning. The Old Tafo community has been placed under a curfew following clashes between some youth perceived to be Muslims and the traditional authorities in the area. The locals and traditional authorities are ...

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Unemployment cause of murder cases – Security expert

A security expert has attributed most of the murder cases reported in Ghana to the high rate of youth unemployment. Commenting on the killing of Hon Joseph Boakye Danquah Adu, MP for Abuakwa North, at his home in Accra, Dr. Kingsley Adjei explained that when people are unable to meet their economic needs, they resort to other illegal means to ...

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Supreme Court throws out suit against Woyome

The Supreme Court has thrown out a suit filed by one Abdulai Yusif Fanash Muhammed with which he prayed the highest court of the land to reverse its own ruling which ordered businessman Alfred Woyome to refund to the state GHS51.2 million paid him a few years ago as judgment debt, after an alleged contract he claimed he had with ...

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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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