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“Please, we are thieves, not armed robbers” - Criminals 'educate' magistrate in court

“Please, we are thieves, not armed robbers” - Criminals 'educate' magistrate in court

“Please, we are thieves, not armed robbers” - Criminals 'educate' magistrate in court
2 escapees jailed 5 years over Kwabenya jailbreak

2 escapees jailed 5 years over Kwabenya jailbreak

An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced two of the seven men who escaped during a jailbreak at the Kwabenya Police Station to 5 years (60 months) imprisonment. Atta Kwadwo and Prince Osei aka Bebe will each serve 2 and a half years.

2 escapees jailed 5 years over Kwabenya jailbreak
A car crashed 3 kids at Aburi, one dead confirmed

A car crashed 3 kids at Aburi, one dead confirmed

It has reported to local police that a Nissan Amera public taxi with the registration number of GR 4069-12 crashed with a Toyota Corolla that does not even have a registration number. The local witnesses informed the police.

A car crashed 3 kids at Aburi, one dead confirmed
Headless Body of a 12-year old boy found at Bogoso

Headless Body of a 12-year old boy found at Bogoso

Brutally murdered a 12-year-old boy who was wearing his school uniform. Police suspected 23 years old boy who is not ready to admit where buried the best part of the body. Killer headles the body of the victim.

Headless Body of a 12-year old boy found at Bogoso
My life has been threatened – Shatta Wale informs Nana Addo

My life has been threatened – Shatta Wale informs Nana Addo

Popular Ghanaian dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale, has called President Akufo-Addo’s attention to the fact that his life has been threatened. Taking to Facebook , the musician claimed that a pastor has predicted his death.

My life has been threatened – Shatta Wale informs Nana Addo
18 suspected prostitutes arrested at New Juabeng!

18 suspected prostitutes arrested at New Juabeng!

Police patrol team picked up around 18 prostitutes from New Juabeng Municipality. The Police Command of the Eastern Region possessed evidence against these suspected prostitutes. Prostitution industry has been booming.

18 suspected prostitutes arrested at New Juabeng!
Mobile Money operator shot dead by robbers

Mobile Money operator shot dead by robbers

A Mobile Money operator, 31-year-old Richmond Ofori, also known as Papa Yaw, has been shot and killed in a robbery attack at Kronom-Kyeraasi in the Afigya Kwabre District of the Ashanti Region on Saturday evening.

Mobile Money operator shot dead by robbers
President Akufo-Addo has just assured an important security agency of an amount of GHc800,000

President Akufo-Addo has just assured an important security agency of an amount of GHc800,000

President Nana Addo Dankwa – Akufo Addo has assured the Ghana Police Service of an amount of GHc800, 000 to help fight crime. The president made this pledge while reading the State of the Nation Address on February 8, 2018.

President Akufo-Addo has just assured an important security agency of an amount of GHc800,000
Blame your carelessness if you happen to get robbed at Circle - Accra Police Commander

Blame your carelessness if you happen to get robbed at Circle - Accra Police Commander

The Accra Regional Police Commander, DCOP George Alex Mensah, has indicated that people who fall victims to thieves and pickpockets and end up losing their gadgets and other belongings at the Kwame Nkrumah Interchange

Blame your carelessness if you happen to get robbed at Circle - Accra Police Commander
Causes of Domestic Violence in Ghana and How to Tackle Them

Causes of Domestic Violence in Ghana and How to Tackle Them

About 33% of Ghanaian women are physically abused at their homes due to old Ghanaian cultural beliefs and traditions. Check the main causes of ★DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN GHANA★ and know how to tackle them effectively.

Causes of Domestic Violence in Ghana and How to Tackle Them
Prophet Obinim prophesied that some celebrities have been trying to disgrace me for 2 years – Diamond Appiah

Prophet Obinim prophesied that some celebrities have been trying to disgrace me for 2 years – Diamond Appiah

An aspirant in the 2016 parliamentary elections, Diamond Appiah, has revealed that some female celebrities resorted to spiritual means in order to put her to shame. She stated that they had plotted to make her life miserable.

Prophet Obinim prophesied that some celebrities have been trying to disgrace me for 2 years – Diamond Appiah
Sakawa boy allegedly turns into cat during rituals in Ashanti Region

Sakawa boy allegedly turns into cat during rituals in Ashanti Region

The shocking stories of Sakawa boys in Ghana keeps getting unbelievable. It was all shock and fear when a Sakawa boy at Asante Bekwai in the Ashanti region turned into a cat after sleeping in a coffin for seven days.

Sakawa boy allegedly turns into cat during rituals in Ashanti Region
Kumasi Girls SHS teacher died by hanging – Autopsy report

Kumasi Girls SHS teacher died by hanging – Autopsy report

An autopsy conducted on a 33-year-old female tutor at Kumasi Senior High School, Vida Frema Bonsu indicate that she died by hanging. According to the Ashanti Regional Police Command, this was in contrary to earlier reports.

Kumasi Girls SHS teacher died by hanging – Autopsy report
Police arrest 4 criminals with human skull in shrine at Amasaman in Accra

Police arrest 4 criminals with human skull in shrine at Amasaman in Accra

Public relations officer of the Accra police command, ASP) Mrs Efia Tenge says the human skull was at the decomposition stage. A telephone number written on a piece of paper and tied around it was also discovered.

Police arrest 4 criminals with human skull in shrine at Amasaman in Accra
Three police officers arrested for freeing their convicted sons

Three police officers arrested for freeing their convicted sons

Emmanuel Kwame Nyanteh and Fredrick Asante both children of senior police officers -C/inspector Kennedy Kwame Nyanteh and Inspector William Armah- were convicted for the offence of robbery and sentenced to 11 and 10 years. YEN.com

Three police officers arrested for freeing their convicted sons
Teacher found dead in her police boyfriend's room

Teacher found dead in her police boyfriend's room

Police upon investigations said the boyfriend of the deceased Sergeant Bright Opoku, who is stationed at the Konongo Divisional Police command, reported that he left his girlfriend in the room for work on the day of the incident.

Teacher found dead in her police boyfriend's room
Policeman detained after woman is found dead in his room

Policeman detained after woman is found dead in his room

A police officer has been detained by authorities in connection to the death of his alleged girlfriend which reportedly occurred in the said policeman's residence. He has been transferred to Kumasi pending an investigation by CID.

Policeman detained after woman is found dead in his room
Shoot 'galamseyers' - First Deputy Speaker

Shoot 'galamseyers' - First Deputy Speaker

First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Joseph Osei Owusu, has suggested a more ruthless solution to the problem of illegal mining in the country. According to him, the best way to stop people from being recalcitrant is to shoot them.

Shoot 'galamseyers' - First Deputy Speaker
Trouble looms as Circuit Court issues a serious warning to Akosua Agyapong

Trouble looms as Circuit Court issues a serious warning to Akosua Agyapong

An Accra Circuit court, presided over by Priscilla Dapaah, has advised the parties in a GHc105,000 land deal to desist from verbally attacking each other. The case involves popular Ghanaian highlife musician, Akosua Agyapong.

Trouble looms as Circuit Court issues a serious warning to Akosua Agyapong
Bantama gang-rape suspects cry in "adult" court after case was postponed

Bantama gang-rape suspects cry in "adult" court after case was postponed

These boys or men had their ages questioned during their first appearance in a juvenile court but the Kumasi Circuit Court postponed the case to February 7th 2018. This court ruling, is said to have left all suspects in tears.

Bantama gang-rape suspects cry in "adult" court after case was postponed
Ejisu Chief to release more leaked videos involving teachers and SHS students

Ejisu Chief to release more leaked videos involving teachers and SHS students

The Nkosuohene of Ejisu traditional council is threatening to expose more teachers who are having sexual affairs with their own students. According to Nana Opoku, he has in his possession numerous videos of teachers and students.

Ejisu Chief to release more leaked videos involving teachers and SHS students
Armed robbers smuggled hacksaw in bread into Kwabenya police station

Armed robbers smuggled hacksaw in bread into Kwabenya police station

The two, Prince Osei and Atta Kwadwo – were convicted on their own plea after they pleaded guilty to Count 3 and 4 of conspiracy to commit crime to escape from lawful custody.The rest however, pleaded not guilty to the charges. YE

Armed robbers smuggled hacksaw in bread into Kwabenya police station
'Fake' soldier arrested and beaten by Burma Camp officers

'Fake' soldier arrested and beaten by Burma Camp officers

Some senior officers of the Ghana Armed Forces have arrested a 27-year-old young man believed to be a ‘fake soldier’ at Ntoaso in the Eastern region for terrorizing people in the area in a full military uniform.

'Fake' soldier arrested and beaten by Burma Camp officers
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