Reports of crimes being committed, particularly by young people have increased in recent days and weeks, forcing conversations around it on social media
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Just last week, news broke that a 10-year-old boy called Ishmael at Kasoa was murdered in cold blood by two teenagers for money rituals.
YEN.com.gh's Philip Abutiate was at Madina Zongo Junction seeking opinions from the general public on what could be the reason for the increased rate of crimes.
The findings were seven which are listed below:
1. Increased hardships
It was mentioned that the current state of affairs in the country makes life really hard, forcing many people to seek survival through all kinds of means.
2. Bad leadership
Three persons mentioned that the country is not being managed appropriately by the leaders as they all think of only themselves with no regard for the welfare of the masses.
3. Lack of fear of God
It was indicated that most young people do not care about God and his rules anymore, which makes them do anything at all no matter how sinful it may be.
4. Outrageous frivolous desires
One person stated that a lot of young people aspire for wealth above all other things and they want to go every length to get it quickly.
5. Signs of the end time
It was also said that the recent upsurge of crime is simply a sign of the end-time which the Bible states.
6. Programmes on TV regarding quick money means
Some of the interviewees categorically pointed to the numerous quick rich schemes advertised on several media stations as a major cause of the crimes.
7. The use of drugs
According to one person, young people are using drugs and it makes them commit crimes that they normally would not do in their right senses.
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In other news, Ghanaian video vixen, Rosemond Brown, affectionately known as Akuapem Poloo, together with her son, released a video to render an apology to Ghanaians.
Poloo posted the video on her verified Instagram account, saying that she had no bad intentions for sharing an unclad photo of herself talking to her son on his birthday.
According to the honey vendor, she had been brought back to earth by the numerous harsh comments she has gotten since the photo went viral.
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